Education

  • Master of Legal Studies, The University of Chicago Law School [June 2024]
    • One year in law school taking 1L and upper level classes as it relates to my research.
    • Emphasis on copyright, administrative, and privacy law.
  • Computer Science Ph.D., The University of Chicago Computer Science Department [Expected 2027]

Research

ORCID iD iconhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3400-925X

Publications

  • J. Chanenson, B. Sloane, A. Morrill, J. Chee, N. Rajan, D. Huang, and M. Chetty, “Uncovering Privacy and Security Challenges In K-12 Schools.” In Proceedings of the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ‘23). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 592, 1–28. https://doi.org/10.1145/3544548.3580777 Honorable Mention
  • J. Chanenson, P. Ghate, P. Cowal, M. Weaver and D. M. Krum, “Advancing Ethical Decision Making in Virtual Reality,” 2019 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (VR), Osaka, Japan, 2019, pp. 1008-1009, doi: 10.1109/VR.2019.8798151.

Talks

  • G. J. Chanenson, M. Pickering, N. Apthorpe, 5th Annual Symposium on Applications of Contextual Integrity, Topic: Annotating GKC-CI Flows With Large Language Models, Toronto, ON, Fall 2023.
  • M. Choksi and G. J. Chanenson, 5th Annual Symposium on Applications of Contextual Integrity, Topic: Contextual Integrity for Accountable Scholarship, Toronto, ON, Fall 2023.
  • G. J. Chanenson, B. Sloane, A. Morrill, N. Rajan, J. Chee, D. Huang, M. Chetty, 4th Annual Symposium on Applications of Contextual Integrity, Topic: Privacy, CI, and EdTech In K-12, New York, NY, Fall 2022.
  • G. J. Chanenson, A. Morrill, M. Chetty, 4th Annual Transcending Boundaries Symposium, Topic: All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Investigating Educational Technology Use and Privacy Implications In K-12, Chicago, IL, Spring 2022.
  • G. J. Chanenson, K. Webb, Swarthmore College, Topic: Understanding Student Resiliency To Technical Challenges Inside and Outside The Classroom, Swarthmore, PA, Spring 2021.
  • G. J. Chanenson, S. Rismani, A. Moon, Swarthmore Summer Showcase, Topic: An Investigation of Ethical Risk, Swarthmore, PA, Summer 2020.

Poster Presentations

  • G. J. Chanenson, A. Bevins, B. Duncan. Exploring Design Methodologies to Create Expressive Drone Flight Paths, presented at the Eighth Northeast Robotics Colloquium, Philadelphia, PA, Fall 2019.
  • G. J. Chanenson, A. Bevins, B. Duncan. Exploring Design Methodologies to Create Expressive Drone Flight Paths, presented at the Swarthmore Sigma Xi Undergraduate Poster Session, Swarthmore, PA, Fall 2019.
  • G. J. Chanenson, A. Bevins, B. Duncan. Exploring Design Methodologies to Create Expressive Drone Flight Paths, presented at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium Poster Session, Summer 2019.
  • S. Kang, G. J. Chanenson, P. Ghate, P. Cowal, M. Weaver, and D. M. Krum. Advancing Ethical Decision Making in Virtual Reality, poster presented at the annual IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces Poster Session, Osaka, Japan, Spring 2019. Honorable Mention
  • S. Kang, G. J. Chanenson, P. Ghate, P. Cowal, M. Weaver, and D. M. Krum. Advancing Ethical Decision Making in Virtual Reality, presented at the Swarthmore Sigma Xi Undergraduate Poster Session, Swarthmore, PA, Fall 2018.
  • S. Kang, G. J. Chanenson, P. Ghate, P. Cowal, M. Weaver, and D. M. Krum. Advancing Ethical Decision Making in Virtual Reality, presented at the University Southern California Summer CISE Undergraduate Research Symposium Poster Session, Los Angeles, CA, Summer 2018.

Projects

  • Contextual Integrity and Large Language Models | The University of Chicago: Amyoli Internet Research Lab
    • Co-lead researcher investigating if large language models can assist humans in annotating privacy polices using the CI framework
  • K-12 Privacy and Security Research | The University of Chicago: Amyoli Internet Research Lab
    • Lead researcher investigating how K-12 public schools in the United States keep their students’ data private and secure.
  • CS Pedagogy Research | Swarthmore College Computer Science: Webb Lab
    • Investigating attitudes between current CS students and alumni regarding their ability to apply CS course work when faced with real-world technical challenges.
  • Investigating Ethical Risk | McGill University: Responsible Autonomy & Intelligent System Ethics (RAISE) Lab
    • Conducted a scoping review and a thematic analysis in order to investigate ethical risk in AI ethics literature.
    • Research funded by the Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility’s Social Impact Summer Scholarship
  • Expressive Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Flight Paths | University of Nebraska–Lincoln: Nebraska Intelligent Mobile Unmanned Systems (NIMBUS) Lab
    • Conducted HRI research on UAV to human communication methods. Designed a study investigating expressive flight paths
    • Research funded by NSF REU
  • Deep Learning to Design Imaging Systems | Swarthmore College Engineering: Ganapati Lab
    • Built a single image super resolution deep neural network that employed a GAN to increase accuracy.
  • Advancing Ethical Decision Making in Virtual Reality | University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies: Mixed Reality Lab
    • Developed a scalable and adaptable immersive simulation which tested a user’s sense of presence and sense of agency in virtual spaces.
    • Research funded by NSF REU

Policy

Teaching

  • Computer Science Instructor, University of Chicago’s Office of Special Programs-College Prep [Winter 2022 - Spring 2022]
    • Designed and taught a coding class in Python to 15 under-served high school students
  • Summer Course Instructor, University of Chicago College Readiness and Access Program [Summer 2022, Summer 2023]
    • Designed and taught a human-centered design summer course to 20 under-served high school students.

Service

  • CHI 2025 Paper Chair Assistant [Winter 2024 - Present]
  • I served on the UChicago CS’s Graduate Student Ministry – the CS graduate student governing body – as one of the ministers responsible for inclusion (DEI Minister). [Fall 2021-Spring 2023]
  • I served on the UChicago CS Department’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee. [Fall 2021-Spring 2023]
  • Paper reviewer
    • alt.chi 2022
    • DIS 2022
    • CSCW 2022, 2023
    • CHI 2023, 2024

Presentations and Other Media

Awards

  • Masters In Legal Studies Scholarship [2023]
    • Full ride to spend one year a The University of Chicago Law School studying law
    • The University of Chicago Law School
  • Best Paper Honorable Mention [2023]
    • ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing System
  • Special Recognition for Outstanding Review [2022]
    • ACM SIGCHI Conference on Designing Interactive Systems
  • Crerar Fellowship [2021]
    • Merit-based research stipend
    • University of Chicago Computer Science Department
  • Lockwood Fellowship [2021]
    • Merit-based research stipend
    • Swarthmore College
  • Social Impact Summer Scholarship [2020]
    • Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility
  • Civic Digital Fellowship (Declined) [2020]
    • Coding it Forward Foundation
  • Best Poster Honorable Mention at IEEE Virtual Reality 2019 [2019]
    • IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces