Dr Anne Alexander is Director of the Learning Programme at Cambridge Digital Humanities. Her current research focuses on the ethical and social implications of big data and AI, and she leads the Ethics of Big Data strand of the CDH Learning Programme. She has developed a number of innovative formats for teaching data ethics in a variety of settings.
Dr Alexander also co-directs the Cambridge Data School, a project led by CDH with the aim of democratising access to tools and methods for digital data collection, analysis and reporting, fostering the development of ethical practices in digital research and encouraging dialogue between academia, civil society, the public sector and industry about the social, ethical and policy implications of digital research methods. The Data School leverages expertise in internet-mediated research and digital verification methods providing practical instruction and knowledge exchange across sectors, professions and disciplines.
She is a member of the Data Ethics Group at the Alan Turing Institute and a member of the Steering Group of the Trust and Technology Strategic Research Initiative.