Author: Katina Michael
Katina Michael is the IEEE Technology and Society Magazine editor-in-chief. She is the author of Innovative Automatic Identification and Location-Based Services: from Bar Codes to Chip Implants (2009) and has hosted six workshops on the Social Implications of National Security.
Michael (MIEEE'04, SMIEEE'06) holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) from the Faculty of Informatics at the University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia ('03); a Master of Transnational Crime Prevention from the Faculty of Law at the University of Wollongong ('09) and a Bachelor of Information Technology from the School of Mathematical and Computing Science, NSW, Australia at the University of Technology, Sydney ('96).
She is presently an Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong in the School of Information Systems and Technology ('02-‘12) in Australia, and has previously been employed as a senior network engineer at Nortel Networks ('96-‘01). She has also worked as a systems analyst at Andersen Consulting and OTIS Elevator Company.
Professor Michael has published four edited books ranging on themes of information security, dataveillance and überveillance, evidence-based policy in public administration, and covert policing. She has published over 85 peer reviewed papers and has been the guest editor of seven special issues including in the IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, Journal of Location-Based Services, Computer Communications, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research, and Prometheus. Michael researches predominantly in the area of emerging technologies, and has secondary interests in technologies used for national security and their corresponding social implications.
Dr Michael is a board member of the Australian Privacy Foundation, on the editorial board of Elsevier's Computers & Security Journal, and the Technical Editor of the Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research.
Coltman, Tim, Gadh, Rajit, Michael, Katina (2008): Guest Editors\' Introduction. In JTAER, 3 (1) pp. . http://www.jtaer.com/apr2008/guest_editors_introduction_p0.pdf
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