We are pleased to formally acknowledge Sepideh Ebrahimi’s successful defence of her dissertation titled “Demographic Transparency to Combat Discriminatory Data Analytics Recommendations”. Sepideh was supervised by Khaled Hassanein and her supervisory committee members include Milena Head and Yufei Yuan.
Sepideh came to our PhD program with a M.Sc from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and a B.Sc from Amirkabir University of Technology. While in our PhD program, Sepideh published at Journal of Strategic Information Systems. She also presented at multiple ICIS conferences and HCI workshop. Sepideh taught multiple sections in the undergraduate program as well as a workshop on SAP Certification at DeGroote. Sepideh was awarded multiple scholarships including SSHRC, OGS, Robert C. Joyner Doctoral Student Publication Prize, and The Norm Archer Endowed Prize.
After graduating, Sepideh has now accepted an assistant professor position at York University.
Please join us in congratulating Sepideh on this major achievement!