Kevin Macnish

University of Twente

Section: Department of Philosophy
Faculty: BMS

Assistant Professor in Ethics and Technolocy

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k.macnish@utwente.nl

@kmacnish

Kevin Macnish is Assistant Professor in Ethics and IT at the University of Twente. His principle research is in the ethics of surveillance, security and technology. He is the author of the book Surveillance Ethics: an introduction (Routledge, 2017) as well as numerous articles on privacy and surveillance ethics, and organised a number of international conferences on surveillance and big data. Kevin has been interviewed by BBC radio and television and the Atlantic magazine, and has spoken at both the House of Commons and the House of Lords in relation to his research.

Kevin conducts ethical analysis for security and ICT projects. He has been involved with a number of European Union FP-7 and H2020 projects with a focus in these areas and is an Ethics Expert with REA, the research arm of the European Commission.

Research interests: Applied ethics in the areas of: surveillance, military, security, technology, social media; professional ethics in computing and engineering; political philosophy; philosophy of religion; medieval philosophy; metaphysics

Kevin tweets about surveillance, privacy and security as @KMacnish.