Tina Peterson

University of Texas, Austin, USA


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Tina L. Peterson is an assistant professor of instruction in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on ethics and social responsibility in computer science, including AI and robotics. She is senior personnel on a National Science Foundation Research Traineeship program, The Convergent, Responsible, and Ethical AI Training Experience (CREATE) for Roboticists.

She received the B.Sc. degree in Journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder, in 2000, the M.A. degree in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies from the University of Nottingham, in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in Mass Media and Communication from Temple University, in 2012.

In addition to teaching and research, she is the author of the children’s book ‘Oscar and the Amazing Gravity Repellent’ (Capstone, 2015).