Carnegie Mellon University

Center for Informed Democracy & Social - cybersecurity (IDeaS)

CMU's center for disinformation, hate speech and extremism online

IDeaS Center for Informed Democracy & Social-cybersecurity
For CMU students interested in the field of Social-cybersecurity, the following courses may be of interest.  These courses are in one or more of these emerging concerns: social media and hate speech, extremism, or disinformation; propaganda and information warfare; and social cyber bullying.
Please contact the home school/department with any enrollment questions. In most cases, home departments are linked in the description page.
If you know of a course that you think should be listed here please contact the Manager at the Center for IDeaS

Spring 2022

Courses for Undergraduates

05-320 Social Web

17-200 Ethics and Policy Issues in Computing

17-301 Special topics in Societal Computing: Combating Extremism and Hate

19-211 Ethics and Policy Issues in Computing

19-433 Data Science for Technology, Innovation and Policy

36-200 Reasoning with Data

36-202 Methods for Statistics & Data Science

57-456 Marketing for Musicians

70-443 Digital Marketing and Social Media Strategy

76-297 Topics in Russian Language & Culture: Radicals, Heretics, Hackers

76-427 Topics in Russian Language & Culture: Radicals Heretics, Hackers

76-415 Mediated Power and Propaganda

79-189 History of Democracy: Thinking Beyond the Self

79-302 Killer Robots: The Ethics, Law, and Politics of Lanthal Autonomous Weapons Systems

79-390 History of Computing and Computer Science: Perspecitves on the Digital Age

80-101  Dangerous Ideas in Science and Society

84-365 The Politics of Fake News and Misinformation

84-373 Emerging Technologies and the Law

84-387 Technology and Policy of Cyber War 

84-390 Social Media, Technology, and Conflict

85-377 Attitudes and Persuasion

90-449 Elective Politics and Policy-Making

Courses for Graduate Students

Master's Level

17-684 Ethics and Policy Issues in Computing

17-685 Dynamic Network Analysis

19-640 Dynamic Network Analysis

76-815 Mediated Power and Propaganda

84-665 The Politics of Fake News and Misinformation

84-673 Emerging Technologies and the Law

84-687 Technology and Policy and Cyber War

84-690 Social Media, technology, and Conflict

90-754 Elective Politics and Policy-Making

94-806 Privacy in the Digital Age

94-876 Computational Forensics and AI

95-723 Managing Disruptive Technologies

95-744 Cybersecurity Policy and Governance I

PhD Level

17-684 Ethics and Policy Issues in Computing

17-701  Special topics in societal computing: combating extremism and hate

17-801 Dynamic Network Analysis

76-815 Mediated Power and Propaganda

84-665 The Politics of Fake News and Misinformation

84-673 Emerging Technologies and the Law

84-687 Technology and Policy and Cyber War

84-690 Social Media, technology, and Conflict

90-754 Elective Politics and Policy-Making

94-806 Privacy in the Digital Age

94-876 Computational Forensics and AI

95-723 Managing Disruptive Technologies

95-744 Cybersecurity Policy and Governance I