Welcome to my Web site. I am an expert on the impact of emerging technologies on society, with a particular emphasis on personal and workplace privacy, student use and misuse of technology, and the culture wars.
I have written seven books, have lectured extensively over the past two decades, and provide expert witness services in the field of computer forensics. I am also a past chairman of the Burlington (VT) School Board.
I live in Brooklyn, NY with my family. Additional information is available throughout this Web site.
It’s 2 a.m. Do You Know What Your Kids and Their Teachers Are Doing Online??
Cybertraps for Educators Can Help You Find Out
My seventh book, Cybertraps for Educators, was published in January 2015. It is available online in paperback and ebook.
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
For the past twenty years, I have organized and presented seminars and lectures on a wide range of topics relating to my professional work and research. My entertaining, dynamic, and informative lectures are suitable for a variety of audiences, and can be adapted for your specific needs: keynote, breakout session, workshop, moderated panel, or information night.
Here is a partial list of my upcoming lectures:
- May 29 — Simmons College — “Libraries: The Front Lines of the Decency Wars”
- May 30 — Amherst College 30th Reunion — “Cybertraps for the Young”
- Aug. 18 — So. California Schools Risk Management — “Teacher Ethics”
- Sept. 10 — Hawaii Teacher Standards Board — “Cybertraps for Educators”
- Sept. 16 & 17 — Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute — “Social Media and Emerging Applications: Investigative Potential and Issues” and “To Serve and Inspect: Digital Challenges for School Resource Officers”
- Sept. 23 — Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. [NJ] — “Cybertraps for Educators: Litigation and Liability”
- Sept. 26 — Burlington (VT) Book Festival — “Cybertraps for Educators”
- Oct. 18 — NY State School Boards Annual Convention — “Teens, Technology, and Suicide” (with Joanne Harpel) [Featured Session]
- Oct. 30 — MA Assoc. of School Personnel Admins. — “Cybertraps for Educators”
- Nov. 3 — Schools of the Future Conference (HI) — “Cybertraps for Educators”
To schedule a presentation on any of these topics, or to have a lecture tailored to your organization’s interests or needs, click here to contact me.
My Interview with Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show“
In August 2006, I had the privilege of appearing on “The Daily Show with John Stewart” to discuss my then-latest book, The Decency Wars: The Campaign to Cleanse American Culture. It was a little nerve-wracking, but a great deal of fun. You can watch the clip of my interview by clicking on the box below.
|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c|