Prof. Aaron McKain, Ph.D, M.S.L.

Executive Director
Institute for Digital Humanity
institutefordigitalhumanity.org

Director and Associate Professor
School of English and Communication Arts
North Central University

Creative Director
Institute for Aesthetic Advocacy
instituteforaestheticadvocacy.com

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Teaches:
Law, Technology Ethics,
American Politics & Culture,
Digital Communication,
Art & Public Advocacy

Teaching Style:
Socratic in the Classroom
Experiential with Assignments

 

Believes Students Learn Best:
When Engaging With the Real World

 

Researches:
Technology Ethics and Law,
Post-Digital American Politics, Public Health

Consults and Speaks On:
Privacy, Algorithmic Discrimination,
Disinformation, the Dangers of Filter Bubbles,
Hate Speech, the First Amendment,
Mental Health

 

Professional Experience:
Public Relations, Non-Profit Start Ups,
Ed Tech Innovation, Higher Ed Management
Legal and Political Advocacy

Creates and Leads:
Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural
teams of artists, scholars, and advocates

Produces Art About:
Digital Civil Rights, Technological Racism,
Mental and Physical Health, Disability,
Gun Violence, Post-Digital America

 

Believes Art is the Answer:
When Words Stop Working
(And That the Fight for a Just, Sane,
and Equitable Post-Digital World is Not Over.)