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Kathrin Bednar

Kathrin Bednar MSc, MSc, BA
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About me:
Kathrin works at the Institute for Information Systems and Society.
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since 2017
Research and Teaching Associate (prae doc)

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  • IT ethics & human values
  • Empirical research (qualitative & quantitative)
  • Human centered design
  • Cognitive Science
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology


Membership in scientific association
  since 2018 International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Working Group 9.5 ("Our Digital Lives") - Secretary
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  2019 Information Systems Journal (ISJ) - Reviewer
Reviewer for an international conference
  2019 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) - Reviewer
  2018 Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI) - Reviewer
  2016 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) - Reviewer
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2018 Human Choice and Computers Conference (HCC13): “This changes everything”
  2018 Ethicomp 2018: "Creating, changing, and coalescing ways of life with technologies"
  2017 CEPE/Ethicomp 2017: “Values in emerging science and technology”


Journal article

2019 Bednar, Kathrin, Spiekermann-Hoff, Sarah, Langheinrich, Marc. 2019. Engineering Privacy by Design: Are engineers ready to live up to the challenge? Information Society. 35 (3), 122-142. open access (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2018 Bednar, Kathrin, Spiekermann-Hoff, Sarah. 2018. Aware but not in control: A qualitative value analysis of the effects of new technologies. 13th IFIP TC 9 International Conference on Human Choice and Computers, HCC13 2018, Poznan, Polen, 19.09.-21.09. (Details)
2017 Bednar, Kathrin, Spiekermann-Hoff, Sarah. 2017. Understanding software engineers’ attitude towards information privacy. CEPE/ETHICOMP 2017, Turin, Italien, 05.06.-08.06. (Details)


Developing and testing the value-based IT design approach (2017-2019) (Details)
Interview study on engineers’ attitude towards privacy (2016-2017) (Details)