Working Group

AFOG affiliates meet several times per month at the UC Berkeley School of Information for informal discussions, presentations, and workshops with scholars, industry professionals, activists, artists, designers, and policy makers.

Mark Sendak, Madeleine Clare Elish, Michael Gao, Joseph Futoma, William Ratlif, Marshall Nichols, Armando Bedoya, Armando Bedoya, Cara O’Brien

During some of our meetings, we invite speakers to present on relevant topics and work. Some past speakers are listed below.

  • Niloufar Salehi, Sam Robertson, and Tonya Nguyen, UC Berkeley
  • Jack Stigloe, University College London
  • Emily Denton (Google), Alex Hanna (Google), Razvan Amironessi (UC San Diego), Andrew Smart (Google), Hilary Nicole (Google)
  • Shreeharsh Kelkar, UC Berkeley & Ben Shestakofsky, University of Pennsylvania
  • Patrick Gage Kelley and Allison Woodruff, Google
  • Michael Tschantz, UC Berkeley
  • David G. Robinson, Cornell AI Policy and Practice Initiative
  • Rediet Abebe, Cornell
  • M. Mitchell, Google
  • Arash Nourian, FICO
  • Victoria Stodden, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Been Kim, Google
  • Andrew Selbst, Data & Society Research Institute, Yale Law School
  • Luke Stark, Dartmouth University
  • Sonja Schmer-Galunder, Smart Information Flow Technologies (SIFT)
  • Ziad Obermeyer, UC Berkeley School of Public Health