BIDS Faculty Affiliate Rediet Abebe, an assistant professor of computer science at UC Berkeley, is among six University of California faculty recently awarded prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellowships, which support of their scholarly research in the humanities and social sciences. Adebe’s Carnegie-funded research will focus on auditing evidentiary statistical software used in the criminal legal system. Working with BIDS Faculty Affiliate Rebecca Wexler (Berkeley School of Law), Adebe and her team will evaluate whether existing tools used at all stages of the criminal justice system actually produce fair and statistically valid results. Read more in these recent press releases:
Carnegie Corporation of New York Announces the 2022 Class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows: Philanthropic grants will fund 28 fellows conducting scholarly research in the social sciences and humanities.
April 26, 2022 | Celeste Ford | Carnegie Foundation of New York
6 UC professors earn 2022 Carnegie fellowships
April 28, 2022 | UC Newsroom