Director

Micah Altman

Micah Altman

Director of Research, MIT Libraries
Head/Scientist, Program on Information Science
E25-131 (45 Carlton Street)
p: 5854664224

Dr. Micah Altman is Director of Research and Head/Scientist, Program on Information Science for the MIT Libraries, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Previously Dr. Altman served as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution, and at Harvard University as the Associate Director of the Harvard-MIT Data Center, Archival Director of the Henry A. Murray Archive, and Senior Research Scientist in the Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences.

Dr Altman conducts work primarily in the fields of social science, information privacy, information science and research methods, and statistical computation --  focusing on the intersections of information, technology, privacy, and politics; and on the dissemination, preservation, reliability and governance of scientific knowledge.