Cory Robinson is a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Communication Design at Linköping University in the Department of Science and Technology. Cory completed his Ph.D. in Public Communication and Technology (2014) at Colorado State University. His dissertation explored differences in online disclosure of personally identifiable/identifying information (PII), or personal data, between Americans and Estonians during e-commerce transactions.
Focusing on areas of privacy and ethics, his current research investigates disclosure of sensitive personal data, including biometric and health data, in Internet platforms and surveillance technologies, and ethical frameworks for the collection of person data in wearables and IoT (Internet of Things).
He is also interested in how culture affects perceptions of privacy and what is considered private information.