Paul M. Farber

Paul M. Farber
Managing Director of the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities (PPEH)
University of Pennsylvania

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 CityMuseums & Social Issues, Diplomatic History, Art & the Public Sphere, Vibe, and on NPR.

Recent Events and Presentations

February 27, 2018

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.