Kevin Macnish

Academic and Philosopher in Enschede, Netherlands

Kevin Macnish

Academic and Philosopher in Enschede, Netherlands

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Kevin Macnish is Assistant Professor of Ethics and IT in the Philosophy Dept. at the University of Twente.

Kevin's research is in the ethics of surveillance, security and technology. He recently published The Ethics of Surveillance: an introductionand is currently editing a book on Big Data and Democracy. He is the author of several academic papers on privacy and surveillance in the Journal of Applied Philosophy, Ethical Theory Moral Practice, Ethics and Information Technology, and Surveillance and Society. Kevin has spoken at the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology and the Intelligence and Security Committee. Kevin has also been interviewed on BBC television and radio and on Channel 4.

Kevin conducts ethical analysis for security and ICT projects. He has been involved with a number of European Union FP7 and Horizon2020 projects and works as an independent ethics expert for the European Commission.

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  • Work
    • University of Twente
  • Education
    • PhD Philosophy
    • MA Philosophy
    • MA Theology
    • MA International Relations
    • BA (Hons) Philosophy