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Dorothea Salo

Dorothea Salo

Expert on personal privacy and security online, big data ethics, learning analytics ethics, scholarly communication and publishing, research-data management, digitization, digital preservation, metadata.

Distinguished Faculty Associate, Information School Information School School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences Work: 608-361-8159 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Privacy
  • Semantic web
  • Digital preservation
  • Research-data management
  • Big data ethics
  • Open data
  • Open access


  • Keynoted conferences on open-access repositories, linked data, and law-school computing
  • 2015 Madison Magazine M-List for Social Innovation for RADD (Recovering Analog and Digital Data)
  • Winner, UW-Madison College of Letters and Science Early Career Award, 2013
  • Author, "Innkeeper at the Roach Motel," a widely-read article on open access