International Journal of Technoethics (IJT)
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International Journal of Technoethics (IJT)

Editor-in-Chief: Rocci Luppicini (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Indexed In: Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), SCOPUS, Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), PsycINFO® and 10 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-3451|EISSN: 1947-346X|DOI: 10.4018/IJT


The International Journal of Technoethics (IJT) advances scholarship on the impact of ethics in technological advances and applications, both in established areas (e.g. computer ethics, engineering ethics, and biotech ethics) and new areas of research (e.g. nanoethics, artificial morality, and neuroethics). As a semi-annual journal that publishes empirical research, theoretical studies, innovative methodologies, practical applications, case studies, and book reviews, IJT provides moral and ethical aspects of technology in society.

Topics Covered

  • Artificial morality
  • Biomedical ethics
  • Biotech ethics
  • Codes of technoethics
  • Communication Ethics
  • Computer ethics
  • Cyber democracy
  • Cyber-bullying
  • Cybercrime and corruption
  • Cyberethics cyber pornography
  • Cyber-stalking
  • Digital Divide
  • Digital property ethics
  • E-business ethics
  • Educational technoethics
  • Engineering ethics
  • Environmental technoethics
  • Ethics and autonomous agents
  • Ethics and cloning
  • Ethics and e-health
  • Ethics and e-learning
  • Ethics and genetic doping
  • Ethics and genetic programming
  • Ethics and technological systems
  • Ethics and telemedicine
  • Fertilization
  • Historical technoethics
  • Identity theft in vitro
  • Information ethics
  • Internet ethics
  • Inter-organizational technoethics
  • Laws of technoethics
  • Management technoethics
  • Media Ethics
  • Military technoethics
  • Nanoethics
  • Netiquette neuroethics
  • Nuclear ethics
  • Organizational technoethics
  • Privacy
  • Professional technoethics
  • Software piracy
  • Spam
  • Sport technoethics
  • Spyware
  • Technoethical theory
  • Technoethics and art
  • Technoethics and biometrics
  • Technoethics and cognitive studies
  • Technoethics and computer-mediated communication
  • Technoethics and culture
  • Technoethics and decision making
  • Technoethics and design
  • Technoethics and digital governance
  • Technoethics and globalization
  • Technoethics and human computer interaction
  • Technoethics and human rights
  • Technoethics and information systems
  • Technoethics and instructional systems
  • Technoethics and knowledge management
  • Technoethics and law
  • Technoethics and online communities
  • Technoethics and poverty
  • Technoethics and religion
  • Technoethics and science
  • Technoethics and security
  • Technoethics and social theory
  • Technoethics and society
  • Technoethics and technology studies
  • Technoethics and urban studies
  • Technoethics and work
  • Technoethics of war and violence
  • Technology abuse

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Technoethics (IJT) is to evolve technological relationships of humans with a focus on ethical implications for human life, social norms and values, education, work, and ecological impacts. This journal provides cutting- edge analysis of designs, developments, impacts, policies, theories, and methodologies related to ethical aspects of technology in society.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Rocci Luppicini is the Immediate Past Director (Arts), Tri-Faculty Graduate E-Business Technologies (EBT) Program and an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Technoethics(2010-2020) and a leading expert in Technology Studies (TS) and Technoethics. Main research areas include: Ethical dilemmas with new technology (media ethics, cybercrime, hacking, cyber espionage, cyberbullying), Digital Transformation (digital aesthetics, online communities, technofeminism, social media, e-trust, social responsibility), Identity and Technology (human-computer interaction, e-identity management, human enhancement, post-human society, social robotics, cyberculture), Educational Technology (program planning and development, distance education, blended education, instructional design, technology integration) and Organizational Studies (systems theory, virtual organizations, organizational communications, organizational change, socio-technical change).

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Brij Gupta, National Institute of Technology,Kurukshetra, India
Kijpokin Kasemsap, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand
Gulshan Shrivastava, National Institute of Technology Patna, India ORCID
Associate Editors
Baha Abu-Shaqra, University of Ottawa, Canada
José Galván, Pontifical University Holy Cross, Italy
Deb Gearhart, Ohio University, United States
Pablo Iannone, Central Connecticut State University, United States
Lorenzo Magnani, University of Pavia, Italy
Lynne Roberts, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Neil Rowe, US Naval Postgraduate School, United States
Martin Ryder, Sun Microsystems, United States
Arthur So, University of Ottawa, Canada
John P. Sullins, Sonoma State University, United States
Steven Umbrello, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, University of Turin, Italy ORCID
Editorial Review Board
Sophia Alim, Independent Researcher, United Kingdom ORCID
Carlos Bertha, United States Air Force Academy, United States
Kadir Beycioglu, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Terrell Bynum, Southern Connecticut State University, United States
Jamais Cascio, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, United States
Stephen Clark, The University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Stephen Clarke, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Karen De Looze, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Kenneth De Ville, East Carolina University, United States
Ron Eglash, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
Patrick Feng, University of Calgary, Canada
Renee Fountain, Laval University, Canada
Jai Galliott, Australia
James Hughes, Trinity College, United States
Mathias Klang, Univeristy of Goteborg, Sweden
Manju Lata, Chaudhary Bansi Lal University (CBLU), Bhiwani, India ORCID
Merlyna Lim, Carleton University, Canada
Sergio Litewka, University of Miami, United States
Gert-Jan Lokhorst, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Richard Lucas, University of Canberra, Australia
Linda MacDonald Glenn, Albany Medical Center, United States
Octavian Machidon, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania ORCID
Jenn Mackay, Virginia Tech, United States
Miwao Matsumoto, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Bryan Mercurio, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Marko Monteiro, State University of Campinas, Brazil ORCID
Pippa Norris, Harvard University, United States
Niki Panteli, Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom
Alan Petersen, Monash University, Australia
Trevor Pinch, Cornell University, United States
Joseph Pitt, Virginia Tech, United States
Michel Puech, Paris-Sorbonne University, France
Kurt Reymers, Morrisville State College, United States
Denis Solovev, Far Eastern Federal University, Russian Federation
Edward Spence, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Tsjallign Swierstra, University of Twente, Netherlands
Hüseyin Tolu, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Turkey ORCID
Kristene Unsworth, Drexel University, United States
Govert Valkenburg, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Eman Walabe, University of Ottawa, Canada
Mark Walker, New Mexico State University, United States
Kate Williams, University of Illinois, United States
Langdon Winner, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
Banu Yuksel Ozkaya, Hacettepe University, Turkey


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Award Winning Articles

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