Carrie James

Carrie James is a Research Director and Principal Investigator at Project Zero and a lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her research explores young people’s digital, moral, and civic lives. With Howard Gardner, Carrie co-directs The Good Project, a study of how youth “do civics” in the digital age, and the Good Play Project, a research and educational initiative focused on youth, ethics, and new digital media. Carrie is also co-PI of the Out of Eden Learn project, an educational companion to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek’s epic Out of Eden Walk. Carrie has an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Sociology from New York University.

Recent Posts

Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap

Posted by Carrie James on June 9, 2015

How do youth think about their own privacy and that of others as they post photos and comments on social media? To what extent do they think about the ethical dimensions of the digital content (music, text, video) that they share? How do they respond to routine displays of disrespect and incivility that characterize dialogue in many online spaces?

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Topics: Raising Ethical Children, Facing Technology

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