Helen Nissenbaum is professor of Media, Culture and Communication and Computer Science at New York University, best known for her work on privacy, trust, and security in the online world. Her context-based approach to privacy has been influential in United States government thinking about privacy issues.
Nissenbaum has written or edited four books:
- Privacy in Context: Technology, Policy, and the Integrity of Social Life (2010)
- Emotion and Focus (1985)
- M. Price and H. Nissenbaum (Eds.), Academy and the Internet (2004)
- D. Johnson and H. Nissenbaum (Eds.), Computers, Ethics, and Social Values (1995)
- Faculty page at New York University
- "CV Helen Nissenbaum". New York University. Retrieved 2013-04-11.
- Alex Madrigal, "The Philosopher Whose Fingerprints Are All Over the FTC's New Approach to Privacy", The Atlantic, Mar 29 2012