Paul M. Farber, PhD is the Managing Director of the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities (PPEH) at the University of Pennsylvania. At PPEH, Farber is a core member of the Data Refuge team, a public engagement project aimed at building a storybank to document how data lives in the world – and how it connects people, places, and non-human species. He also teaches courses in Fine Arts and Urban Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. As a historian and curator, Farber is the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Monument Lab, a public art and history initiative, and the author of numerous essays and catalogues on urban visual culture. His work has also previously appeared in the Guardian, Next City, Museums & Social Issues, Diplomatic History, Art & the Public Sphere, Vibe, and on NPR.
Join the Center for Data Innovation for a panel discussion about the risks to open government data, especially in agencies that are underfunded and understaffed, and what can be done to protect data in the years to come.