Gabbrielle Johnson, Ph.D.
Areas of Expertise
Gabbrielle Johnson is joining the Philosophy Department as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Gabby works in philosophy of psychology, philosophy of cognitive science, philosophy of science, and philosophy of technology. She specializes in computational models in vision and social cognition, and her projects in these areas explore the nature and structure of social bias. Currently, her research extends theories of bias beyond individual agents to biases that manifest in machine learning algorithms and larger structural systems of injustice, and investigates the role of human values in scientific explanations involving burgeoning technology.
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles; BA, The Ohio State University
Research and Publications
“Algorithmic Bias: On the Implicit Biases of Social Technology.” Synthese (June 20, 2020, online first) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-020-02696-y