Professor Joh Appointed to National Academies Facial Recognition Committee
Professor Elizabeth Joh has been appointed as a member of the Committee on Facial Recognition: Current Capabilities, Future Prospects, and Governance, which has been convened under the auspices of the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The committee will study facial recognition technologies and develop recommendations for their use to increase public safety and to safeguard privacy, civil liberties, and human rights.
Professor Joh's scholarship focuses on criminal procedure and policing, with a special emphasis on DNA evidence, undercover policing, and new surveillance technologies. She is the recipient of King Hall’s 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award.