Deborah G. Johnson is Anne Shirley Carter Olsson Professor of Applied Ethics Emeritus in the Science, Technology and Society Program at the University of Virginia School of Engeineering. She has taught engineering students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Virginia. Her research focuses on ethical questions related to computer/information technology and engineering ethics, STS theory, and technology policy. She published one of the first textbooks on computer ethics, the 1985 Computer Ethics, and co-edited the reader Technology & Society: Building Our Sociotechnical Future. She holds a PhD in philosophy from the University of Kansas.