Carissa is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy and the Institute for Ethics in AI, and a Tutorial Fellow in Philosophy at Hertford College.
Carissa completed her DPhil in Philosophy at the University of Oxford. She was then a Research Fellow at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities at the University of Oxford. To find out more about Carissa’s work, visit her website: www.carissaveliz.com
Carissa teaches Moral Philosophy (for first year PPE and PML), Ethics and Philosophy of Mind (for upper-year Philosophy students), as well as AI Ethics.
Carissa’s research focuses on the ethics of technology (especially privacy and AI ethics), moral and political philosophy more generally, and public policy. She is also interested in philosophy of mind. She is the author of Privacy Is Power (Transworld 2020), and The Ethics of Privacy (Oxford University Press, forthcoming), as well as the editor of the Oxford Handbook of Digital Ethics (forthcoming).
Privacy Is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data (Penguin, 2020)
The Ethics of Privacy in the Digital Age (Oxford University Press, forthcoming)
The Oxford Handbook of Digital Ethics (Oxford University Press, forthcoming)
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
Véliz, C., ‘Not the Doctor’s Business: Privacy, Personal Responsibility, and Data Collection Minimisation in Medical Settings,’ forthcoming, Bioethics.
Véliz, C., H. Maslen, M. Essman, L.S. Taillie, and J. Savulescu, ‘Sugar, Taxes, and Choice,’ 2019, Hastings Center Report 49(6), 22-31.
Véliz, C., ‘Three Things Digital Ethics Can Learn From Medical Ethics,’ 2019, Nature Electronics 2, 316-318.
Véliz, C., ‘Online Masquerade: Redesigning the Internet for Free Speech,’ 2019, Journal of Applied Philosophy 36 (4), 643-658.
Diéguez, A., and Carissa Véliz, ‘Would Moral Enhancement Limit Freedom?’ 2019, Topoi 38(1), 29-36.
Véliz, C., ‘What if Banks Were the Main Protectors of Consumers’ Private Data?’ 2018. Harvard Business Review.
Véliz, C., and Philipp Grunewald, ‘Protecting Data Privacy is Key to a Smart Energy Future,’ 2018, Nature Energy 3, 702-704.
Rodríguez-Arias, D., and Carissa Véliz, ‘The Death Debates: A Call for Public Deliberation,’ 2013, Hastings Center Report 43(6), 34-35.
Véliz, C., ‘Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg? Rethinking Causal Directions Between Neural Mechanisms, Agency, and Human Enhancement,’ 2011, American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 2(3), 46-48.
Véliz, C.,‘Medical Privacy and Big Data: A Further Reason in Favour of Public Universal Healthcare Coverage,’ in Phillips, A., Herring, J., and De Campos, T. (eds.), Philosophical Foundations of Medical Law, 2019, Oxford University Press, 306-319.
Véliz, C., ‘The Internet and Privacy’ in Edmonds, D. (ed.), Ethics and the Contemporary World, 2019, Routledge, 149-158.
Véliz, C., ‘In the Privacy of Our Streets’ in Newell, B.C., T. Timan, and B. Koops (eds.) Surveillance, Privacy, and Public Space, 2018, Routledge, 16-32.
Véliz, C. Data, Privacy, and the Individual. Madrid: Center for the Governance of Change, IE University, 2020.
Brooke, S., and Carissa Véliz. Views on Privacy. A Survey. Madrid: Center for the Governance of Change, IE University, 2020.