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Spring 2025 Course

Case Studies in Public and Private Policy Challenges of Artificial Intelligence

Prerequisites: Admission to the course is by permission of the instructor. Students should complete the application at this link: Applications should be completed by tbd-date for tbd-date admission decisions and thereafter rolling admission may be considered beginning tbd-date.

Exam Type: No Exam

The use of machine learning has skyrocketed in recent years, becoming embedded retail and wholesale across society without substantial reflection on its implications. Through engagement with those building some of the most provocative models and tools – many of which have become part of the public imagination – we will see what gives their builders pause; reflect on possible solutions or mitigations; and develop suggestions about what they might be missing in their own canvassing of the ethical and policy terrain.