I’m a PhD candidate in philosophy at Harvard University.  I work mainly in the philosophy of (social) science, on topics that intersect with ethics, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysics. The overarching motivation guiding my research is to understand how background commitments influence modeling in the social sciences and computer science, to reflect on how they should, and to build fairer models on that basis. I’m also interested in the political and ethical questions inspired by the use of technology and social science by corporations and by governments.

My research and teaching are increasingly interdisciplinary, at the intersection of philosophy, economics, and computer science. If you have work or syllabi on related topics, or are interested in collaborating, please contact me (kvredenburgh@fas.harvard.edu)!



Preference-based modeling in economics workshop, November 10th

“The Right to Explanation of Automated Decision-Making,” Monday Lunch Seminar, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence

“Equality of Opportunity and Recommender Systems,” People + AI Speaker Series, Google Boston