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Sarah Florini

Interim Director

Sarah Florini is an Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies in the Department of English and the Associate Director of the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics at Arizona State University. She holds a doctorate in Communication and Culture from Indiana University.

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Erica O'Neil

Research Program Manager

Erica O’Neil, PhD, is a scholar committed to advancing co-creative, participatory strategies for engaging ethical technological innovation, from investigating ethical cultures of research to critically interrogating disruptive technologies from a justice-oriented perspective that centers those most at risk of being impacted.

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Elizabeth Grumbach

Manager of Digital Humanities and Research

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Sean Kenney

Education Program Manager

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Valerie Knight

Senior Business Operations Specialist

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Karina Fitzgerald

Communications Program Coordinator

Karina Fitzgerald is an ASU Alumni from the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences. She graduated in 2020 with a Master's in Communications, focusing heavily on critical and cultural studies.

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Zoe Langenderfer

Undergraduate Communications Aide

Zoe is an ASU undergraduate pursuing a degree in Communications with interests related to advertisements and social media.