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Carey Heckman

heckmanAdjunct Professor
Sr. Lecturer in Computer Science

7 Choate Road
Office hours for each term are given in syllabi or by appointment

Carey Heckman is an adjunct professor of philosophy and a senior lecturer in computer science at Dartmouth College. His teaching and research focus on technology policy and ethics. Dr. Heckman taught at Stanford Law School and served as a visiting professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School. He served as general chair of the Fifth Conference on Computers, Freedom and Privacy and is a member of the conference steering committee.

Prior to joining the Stanford Law School faculty, Heckman was vice president, senior corporate counsel and assistant secretary of Novell, Inc. He is a former partner in the legal firm Ware & Freidenrich (now known as DLA Piper LLP) in Palo Alto, Calif. There Heckman advised technology businesses concerning corporate formation and operations, public offerings, venture capital and other private placements, mergers and acquisitions, corporate partnering, product distribution,and technology transfer transactions. His trade association representation included Sematech, the Semiconductor Industry Association, Semiconductor Research Corporation and the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International.

He received a J.D. cum laude from the Northwestern University School of Law, where he was articles editor of the Northwestern University Law Review. He earned an A.B. magna cum laude with high distinction in history from Dartmouth College. Dr. Heckman served as a law clerk to Circuit Justice Edward Allen Tamm of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Spring 2013

  • PHIL 26 (10) Philosophy and Computers (Identical to COSCI 26)

Last Updated: 8/10/12