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Dupre, Jill VanMatre

Professor of Engineering Practice


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research overview

  • Jill VanMatre Dupre researches technology policy and legal issues, with specific interest in privacy, ethics and autonomy. She is also interested in alternative dispute resolution.


  • privacy law, interdisciplinary education, technology ethics, autonomy


courses taught

  • ATLS 5230 - Case Studies in Information and Communication Technology for Development
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Serves as foundation course for MS-ICTD program. Students will evaluate case studies across a range of technologies and applications. Students will learn how to match available technologies to human and environmental needs and resources, be introduced to the seminal work and leaders in the field, and discuss the future of ICTD as an emerging area of academic focus. Same as ATLS 4230.
  • ATLS 5420 - Professional Seminar: Business of Creativity
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    This course was designed specifically to prepare students to make the most of their time in the CTD Master's Program, and to prepare them for a career within the creative technology and design professional landscape. The course helps students identify career goals and mentors, and helps them position themselves for industry through course-selection, portfolio development, and projects. There is also a survey element to the course which exposes students to creative technology professionals who discuss their career paths, offer advice, and provide insight into their individual design process.
  • ATLS 5519 - Advanced Special Topics in Technology, Arts, and Media
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Analyzes special interest areas of multidisciplinary technology, arts and media research and practice. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours for different topics.
  • ATLS 6900 - Professional Internship
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2023
    The objective of this course is for students to receive academic credit for internships with industry partners that have an academic component to them suitable for graduate-level work. Participation in the program will consist of an internship agreement between a student and an industry partner who will employ the student in a role that supports the academic goals of the internship. Instructor participation will include facilitation of mid-term and final assessments of student performance as well as support for any academic-related issues that may arise during the internship period.
  • ATLS 6920 - Creative Industries Final Project
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 / Fall 2022 / Spring 2023
    This course allows MS-CTD students to synthesize what they have learned and test their readiness for a career in the creative technologies and design field. Through this class students work with an academic and/or industry mentor to create a capstone final project emblematic of their focus during their master degree studies. Students learn to propose and scope work, adhere to budget constraints and time schedules, communicate their work, and create a final end deliverable that is presented to the larger ATLAS community. This final project is meant to serve as a culminating portfolio project that helps position students for industry after graduation. Successful completion is required for graduation from the MS-CTD Program.
  • TLEN 5230 - Spectrum Management and Policy
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2019
    Studies how spectrum policy is developed and implemented. A general framework is developed for understanding telecommunications law and regulatory objectives. Specifically analyzes international and domestic dimensions of spectrum policy. Considers how economics, administrative processes and innovative technologies affects management of the spectrum. Formerly TLEN 5230.


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