Dr Carissa Véliz

Research Fellow, Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics


Carissa Véliz is a Research Fellow at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities. Her research focuses on digital ethics in particular, and practical ethics more broadly. Topics of expertise include privacy, algorithms, machine learning, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, predictive analytics, Big Data, as well as issues related to fairness, transparency, accountability, public policy, and business ethics.


  • Privacy
  • Digital ethics
  • Data ethics
  • Ethics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • The internet
  • Public policy
  • Big data

Media experience

Dr Véliz has extensive experience of being interviewed by the media. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, BBC, Slate, The Independent, Daily Mail, Huffington Post, The New York Times, and El País, among others.


English, Spanish