Gabriella Coleman

Author and Professor at McGill University

Gabriella (Biella) Coleman is the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy in the art history and communication studies department at McGill University. Trained as an anthropologist, she researches, writes and teaches on hackers, digital activism, intellectual property, law, security and privacy.

Princeton University Press recently published her first book, Coding Freedom: The Aesthetics and the Ethics of Hacking, a study of open source software. She is currently at work on a book about Anonymous and digital activism for Verso. You can learn more about her work and download her publications here:

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people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good