Caitlin Wylie holds a joint appointment with the School of Data Science and School of Engineering and Applied Science where she is an Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, and Society. Her areas of research include data ethics and the intersections of science and technology.
Wylie teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the social and ethical importance of research, design, and technology. She prepares future engineers and data scientists to use social science, ethics, and communication skills to design research and technology for social good. Prior to joining UVA in 2015, Wylie was a lecturer at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a postdoctoral research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.
Wylie holds a PH.D. in History and Philosophy of Science and Technology from the University of Cambridge. She earned her M.Phil. in History and Philosophy of Science also from Cambridge and a B.A. in History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Chicago.