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the research center on computing and society



The Research Center on Computing & Society is dedicated to the advancement of computer ethics as an academic discipline and to the ethical use of computer technology. Major activities of the Research Center include the following:

  • TEACHING -- create and teach computer ethics courses at the university level; conduct computer ethics teaching workshops for faculty members of colleges and universities.
  • NETWORKING -- promote cooperation among scholars and public policy makers on computer ethics topics; serve as a central source of information about relevant people, resources, and organizations.
  • RESEARCH -- promote research through conference sponsorship, fellowships, grants, internships, commissioned publications, library creation, etc.
  • PUBLICATIONS - create and disseminate books, articles, monographs, proceedings, video programs, model curriculum materials, and other results of research in computer ethics.
  • WEB SITE - create and maintain one of the finest computer ethics Web sites in cyberspace with teaching materials, articles and papers, multimedia materials, and links to other computer ethics resources. Visit the site




Dr. Terrell Ward Bynum
Office: EN D222
Phone: (203) 392-6790

Associate Director:


Dr. Richard Volkman
Office: EN D219
Phone: (203) 392-6780

Sr. Research Associate:


Dr. Krystyna G≤rniak-Kocikowska
Office: EN D217
Phone: (203) 392-6784

Research Associate: 


 Dr. Xiaomei Yang
Office:  EN D216

Phone: (203) 392-8928

                                       Research Assistant & Web Master
                                       Phone:  (203) 392-6791



The Philosophy Department at Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street • Engleman Hall D215A • New Haven, CT • 06515

Phone: (203) 392-6775 • Fax: (203) 392-6779