International Journal of Technoethics (IJT)

International Journal of Technoethics (IJT)

Editor-in-Chief: Rocci Luppicini (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Indexed In: Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), PsycINFO®, SCOPUS, Web of Science (All Journals) and 11 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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Volume 4: 2 Issues (2013)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2012)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Rocci Luppicini is an associate professor in the Department of Communication with a cross-appointment to the Institute for Science, Society, and Policy (ISSP) at the University of Ottawa (Canada). He is a social scientist and philosopher of technology who pursues work at the intersection of communication, technology (media), ethics, decision-making, and policy. He acts as the Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Technoethics and has published over 25 peer reviewed articles and has authored and edited over a dozen books including, the Handbook of Conversation Design for Instructional Applications (2008), the Handbook of Research on Technoethics: Volume I &II (with R. Adell) (2009), Technoethics and the Evolving Knowledge Society: Ethical Issues in Technological Design, Research, Development, and Innovation (2010), Ethical Impact of Technological Advancements and Applications in Society (2012), and Moral, Ethical, and Social Dilemmas in the Age of Technology: Theories and Practice (2013), His edited work, the Handbook of Research on Technoself: Identity in a Technological Society: Vol I &II (2013) provides the first comprehensive reference work in the English language on human enhancement and identity within an evolving technological society.

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
B. B. Gupta, National Institute of Technology Kurukshtra, India
Gulshan Shrivastava, National Institute of Technology Patna, India
Tariq Zaman, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
Associate Editors
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, University of Western Australia, 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
May Thorseth, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Editorial Review Board
Sulfikar Amir, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Keith Bauer, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, United States
Carlos Bertha, United States Air Force Academy, United States
Kadir Beycioglu, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Russell Blackford, Monash University, Australia
Terrell Bynum, Southern Connecticut State University, United States
Riccardo Campa, Cracow University of Technology, Poland
Authur Caplan, University of Pennsylvania, 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
Mehdi Dadkhah, Researcher, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Matthew David, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Karen De Looze, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Kenneth De Ville, East Carolina University, United States
Ron Eglash, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
Josep Esquirol, Institute of Technoethics, Spain
Stefano Fait, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Patrick Feng, University of Calgary, Canada
Renee Fountain, Laval University, Canada
Per Arne Godejord, Nord University, Norway
D. Micah Hester, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, United States
James Hitt, Saginaw Valley State University, United States
James Hughes, Trinity College, United States
Geoff Hunt, St. Mary's University College, United Kingdom
M. Klang, University of Lund, Sweden
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
Jenn Mackay, Virginia Tech, United States
Miwao Matsumoto, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Bryan Mercurio, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Andy Miah, University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom
Marko Monteiro, State University of Campinas, Brazil
Pippa Norris, Harvard University, United States
Laura Pana, Politechnica University Bucharest, Romania
Niki Panteli, University of Bath, 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
Wesley Shrum, Louisiana State University, United States
Edward Spence, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Tsjallign Swierstra, University of Twente, Netherlands
Kris Unsworth, University of Washington, 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

Award Winning Articles

  • IGI Global’s Fifth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards
    Shaping the Ethics of an Emergent Field: Scientists' and Policymakers' Representations of NanotechnologiesIGI Global’s Fifth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards