Mona Sloane

AIEI Board of Advisors; University of Virginia


Mona Sloane, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of data science and media studies at the University of Virginia (UVA). As a sociologist, she studies the intersection of technology and society, specifically in the context of AI design, use, and policy. She also convenes the Co-Opting AI series, a public speaker series focused on all aspects of AI technology and its application, ranging from security to food, games, and more, and serves as the editor of the Co-Opting AI book series at the University of California Press as well as the technology editor for Public Books.

Sloane is also a fellow with the NYU Institute for Public Knowledge and The GovLab, and is affiliated with the Tübingen AI Center in Germany where she recently completed a three-year federally funded research project on the operationalization of ethics in German AI startups.

Featured Work

OCT 6, 2021 Podcast

Procuring & Embedding AI Systems in the Public Sector, with Rumman Chowdhury & Mona Sloane

In this episode of the "Artificial Intelligence & Equality Initiative" podcast, Senior Fellows Anja Kaspersen and Wendell Wallach are joined by Mona Sloane, research scientist and ...

New York Army National Guard at a COVID-19 mobile testing center, New Rochelle, NY, March 14, 2020. <br>CREDIT: <a href="">New York National Guard (CC)</a>.

MAY 5, 2020 Podcast

COVID-19 & the Future of Health Data, with Mona Sloane

The implementation of contact tracing and the collection of health data may be necessary for life to return to "normal" in the face of the ...