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Victoria Stodden

Victoria Stodden is a fellow with the Internet and Society Project at Yale Law School. After completing her PhD in statistics, she obtained a Masterís in Legal Studies in 2007 from Stanford Law School where she created a new licensing structure for computational research. This proposed Intellectual Property framework, called the Reproducible Research Standard, won the Kaltura Writing Competition, issued in connection with the Third Conference on Access to Knowledge (A2K3) in 2008.
    Victoria completed her PhD at Stanford University in 2006 with advisor David Donoho, evaluating regression techniques for cases where there are many more variables than observations, addressing a key consequence of the modern data deluge. Her current research includes understanding factors underlying code and data sharing among researchers, how pervasive and large-scale computation is changing our practice of the scientific method, and the role of legal framing for scientific openness and advancement.
    She is a member of the NSFís Office of Cyberinfrastructure Task Force on Grand Challenge Communities. She is a Science Commons fellow, a member of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, and the AAAS.
    She has previously been a postdoc with the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group at MITís Sloan School of Management, and a research fellow at the Berkman Center at Harvard Law School. She has taught quantitative methods at Stanford Law School, as well as statistics and computing at Stanford University, the University of California at Berkeley, and San Jose State University.    
    She worked as a summer extern at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit with Chief Judge Kozinski and served as Managing Editor of the Stanford Law and Policy Review in 2007. She has been a summer intern at PARC.com (formerly Xerox PARC) and IBMís T. J. Watson Research Labs.
    She obtained Masterís and Bachelorís degrees in Economics from the University of British Columbia and the University of Ottawa respectively.

Her webpage is http://www.stodden.net and she blogs at http://bog.stodden.net .

Victoria Stodden