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Priscilla Regan

MEMBER SINCE: 2014

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Priscilla M. Regan is a professor in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. Prior to joining that faculty in 1989, she was a senior analyst in the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment (1984-89) and an assistant professor of politics and government at the University of Puget Sound (1979-84). From 2005 to 2007, she served as a program officer for the Science, Technology and Society Program at the National Science Foundation. Since the mid-1970s, Regan’s primary research interests have focused on both the analysis of the social, policy, and legal implications of organizational use of new information and communications technologies, and also on the emergence and implementation of electronic government initiatives by federal agencies. She is currently a co-investigator on a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada’s eQuality grant exploring big data, discrimination, and youth. Regan has published more than eighty articles or book chapters, as well as Legislating Privacy: Technology, Social Values, and Public Policy (University of North Carolina Press, 1995) and two coedited books. As a recognized researcher in this area, Regan has testified before Congress and participated in meetings held by the Department of Commerce, Federal Trade Commission, Social Security Administration, and Census Bureau. She has received grants from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. State Department. She was a member of the National Academy of Sciences Computer Science and Telecommunications Board Committee on Authentication Technologies and their Privacy Implications.

History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
Professor of Government & Politics
George Mason University
1989
Present
Chair
Department of Public & International Affairs
George Mason University
2010
2014
Former Program Director
Science and Society Program, Social, Behavior & Economic Sciences
National Science Foundation
2005
2007
Senior Analyst
Office of Technology Assessment
1984
1989
Analyst
Office of Technology Assessment
1984
1987
Assistant Professor
Politics and Government
University of Puget Sound
1979
1984
Primary Policy Areas

Government Operations/Innovation, Technology – Telecommunications, Information, Data Security

Primary Sector of Expertise

Academic

Primary Functions

Academic Faculty