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Sara R. Jordan

Affiliated Faculty, Center for Public Administration & Policy (CPAP)

Dr. Sara R. Jordan is Senior Researcher, Artificial Intelligence and Ethics at the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF). Her profile includes privacy implications of data sharing, data and AI review boards, privacy analysis of AI and Machine Learning (AI/ML) technologies, and analysis of the ethics challenges of AI/ ML. Sara is an active member of the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics for Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. Sara's research areas include both technical and sociological measurement of the implementation of ethical norms. This includes the effects of privacy enhancing technology on re-identification risks and the role that ethics education for engineers has on improving equitable and accountable outputs of machine learning.

Prior to working at FPF, Sara was faculty in the Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Tech (2014-2020) and in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong (2007- 2013). She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and University of South Florida.