CISSM Forum | "Can Democracy Survive Big Data?" | Lorelei Kelly

When: Thursday, May 09, 2013 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Van Munching : 1203
Event Type(s): Colloquium,Forum,Lecture,Seminar

Lorelei is a research fellow with the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation. She is piloting approaches to re-engineer how knowledge is shared with Congress, including the adoption of new technologies and innovations for local civic engagement. Lorelei formerly directed the New Strategic Security Initiative - educating Americans and elected leaders about security in an interconnected world. In 2009, she created the Afghanistan Congressional Communications Hub, an information service about the non military aspects of US and coalition engagement in Afghanistan.

Her interest in the architecture and practice of democracy began at Stanford University's Center on International Conflict and Negotiation where she also taught Peace Studies. Lorelei focused on National Security and Congress as a Senior Associate at the Henry L. Stimson Center, an independent think tank in Washington, DC.

Website: http://cissm.umd.edu/forum/display.php?id=598

For more information, contact:
Jonas Elliott Siegel
Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland
+1 301 405 4020

cissm.umd.edu




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