The ISP hosts a core group of resident fellows, visiting fellows, Yale faculty, and student fellows. We also have an international network of ISP affiliated fellows—ISP alumni now in academic positions—and ISP alumni working as practitioners, activists, and policymakers.

Directors and Staff

Jack M. Balkin
Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Privacy / Surveillance

Reproductive Rights / Reproductive Justice

Robotics

Telecommunications

Expertise: Democracy Online, Equal Protection, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of the Press, Information Fiduciaries, Media Law and Policy, Net Neutrality, Online Speech, Privacy Rights
Rebecca Crootof
Research Scholar, Information Society Project Executive Director, and Lecturer in Law
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

International Law / Comparative Law

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Regulating Technology

Robotics

Expertise: Autonomous Weapon Systems, Customary International Law, Cyberattacks, Cyberwarfare, International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law / Law of War, Space Law, Torts, Treaties, Weapons Bans
Heather Branch
Program Administrator and Event Coordinator
Natasha Rentas
Program Coodinator and Business Manager

Affiliated YLS Faculty

Ian Ayres
William K. Townsend Professor of Law
Emily Bazelon
Senior Research Scholar in Law
Logan Beirne
Clinical Lecturer in Law
Corporate Law / Consumer Law

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Contracts, Drones, FinTech, Government Surveillance, Immigration, Torture
Owen M. Fiss
Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law
Linda Greenhouse
Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

Expertise: Abortion Access, Access to Abortion Care, Access to Contraception, Commercial Speech, Early Medication Abortion, Equal Protection, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Right to Reproductive Health Care, U.S. Supreme Court
David Singh Grewal
Professor of Law
Oona A. Hathaway
Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law
Christine Jolls
Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor of Law and Organization
Amy Kapczynski
Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Global Health Justice Partnership
S. Blair Kauffman
Law Librarian Emeritus
Daniel J. Kevles
Affiliated Yale Faculty
Alice M. Miller
Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law, Associate Research Scholar, and Co-Director, Global Health Justice Partnership
Beth Simone Noveck
Florence Rogatz Visiting Clinical Professor of Law
Carol M. Rose
Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization and Professorial Lecturer in Law
Jed Rubenfeld
Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law
David A. Schulz
Senior Research Scholar in Law and Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law
Priscilla Smith
Associate Research Scholar in Law; Senior Fellow, Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice, Information Society Project; and Clinical Lecturer in Law
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Privacy / Surveillance

Reproductive Rights / Reproductive Justice

Expertise: Access to Abortion Care, Access to Contraception, Early Medication Abortion, Emergency Contraception, Fourth Amendment, Informational Privacy Rights, Religious Freedom and Reproductive Health

Resident Fellows

BJ Ard
Resident Fellow
Communications / Journalism / Media

Corporate Law / Consumer Law

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Intellectual Property

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Expertise: Contracts, Copyright, Fair Use, Innovation Law and Policy, Intellectual Privacy, IP Licensing, Net Neutrality, Patents, Property, Terms of Service
Sandra Baron
Resident Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Expertise: Commercial Speech, Newsgather Rights, Online Speech, Press Rights, Right of Publicity, Right to be Forgotten
Mari Bastashevski
Resident Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Communications / Journalism / Media

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Visual Advocacy / Visual Evidence

Expertise: Censorship, FOIA, Freedom of the Press, Hacktivism, Journalist Rights, Online Surveillance, Privacy Rights, Tech Philosophy, Industry Surveillance; Human Rights Abuses
Belabbes Benkredda
Senior Research Scholar in Law
Access to Knowledge

AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Government Transparency & Accountability

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Expertise: Algorithmic Manipulation, Cyberespionage, Democracy Online, False News, Political Communication, The Public Sphere, Public Discourse
Hannah Bloch-Wehba
Associate Research Scholar in Law, Clinical Lecturer in Law, and Stanton First Amendment Fellow, Information Society Project
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Government Transparency & Accountability

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Censorship, FOIA, Fourth Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Government Surveillance, Media Law and Policy, Police Bodycams, Press Rights, Right to be Forgotten
Ignacio Cofone
Resident Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Corporate Law / Consumer Law

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Expertise: Algorithmic Discrimination, Antitrust, Contracts, Fourth Amendment, Health Privacy, Informational Privacy Rights, Law and Economics, Online Surveillance, Right to be Forgotten, Torts
Nick Frisch
Resident Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Government Transparency & Accountability

Internet Governance

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Expertise: Censorship, Democracy Online, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Global Media Activism, Government Surveillance, Intercultural Communication, Journalist Rights, Media Law and Policy, Propaganda
Kyle Gibson
Resident Fellow
Samantha Godwin
Resident Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

Reproductive Rights / Reproductive Justice

Expertise: Disability Rights, Education Law, Equal Protection, Healthcare, Medical Law, Reproductive Ethics, Torts, Autonomy and Paternalism, Family Law, Children and the Law
Claudia Haupt
Resident Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

International Law / Comparative Law

Expertise: Comparative Constitutional Law, Compelled Disclosures, Forced Ideological Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Speech, Hate Speech, Law & Religion, Professional Responsibility, Torts
Ying Hu
Resident Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Expertise: Algorithmic Manipulation, Consumer Contracts, Crowdfunding, Eminent Domain, Information Fiduciaries, Privacy Rights, Property
Cortelyou Kenney
Research Scholar in Law and Staff Attorney, Collaboration on Research Integrity and Transparency
Access to Knowledge

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Government Transparency & Accountability

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

International Law / Comparative Law

Expertise: Customary International Law, FOIA, Freedom of Speech, Global South, Healthcare, International Human Rights Law, Journalist Rights, Open Government, Open Science, Press Rights
Ido Kilovaty
Cyber Fellow, Center for Global Legal Challenges
Computer Science

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

International Law / Comparative Law

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Computer Crimes, Customary International Law, Cyberattacks, Cyberespionage, Cyberwarfare, Encryption, Hacking, Information Warfare, International Humanitarian Law / Law of War, Internet of Things
Alyssa King
Resident Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Corporate Law / Consumer Law

Government Transparency & Accountability

International Law / Comparative Law

Expertise: Abortion Access, Access to Contraception, Comparative Constitutional Law, Contracts, International Arbitration, International Human Rights Law, Religious Freedom and Reproductive Health, Secret Courts, Domestic Arbitration
Kate Klonick
Resident Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

Internet Governance

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Regulating Technology

Regulating Through Technology

Expertise: Cognitive Psychology, Communication & Technology, Copyright, Freedom of Speech, Hate Speech, Information Fiduciaries, Online Harassment & Bullying, Online Shaming, Online Speech, Torts
John Langford
Associate Research Scholar in Law, Clinical Lecturer in Law, and Abrams Clinical Fellow, Information Society Project
Access to Knowledge

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Government Transparency & Accountability

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Administrative Law, Commercial Speech, FOIA, Fourth Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Informational Privacy Rights, Media Law and Policy, Online Speech, Secret Courts, Secret Law
Torey McMurdo
Resident Fellow
Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Government Transparency & Accountability

Expertise: Cyberattacks, Cyberespionage, Cyberwarfare, Drones, Hacking, Information Warfare, International Relations, Propaganda, Social Science, Values Exploitation
Caitlin Petre
Postdoctoral Associate in Law and Knight Law and Media Scholar, Information Society Project
Big Data / Data Policy

Communications / Journalism / Media

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Gamification, Social Science, Sociology
Amanda Shanor
Resident Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Expertise: Administrative Law, Commercial Speech, Compelled Disclosures, Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Government Surveillance, Liberty Rights, Social Science, State and Federal Constitutional Protections

Visiting Fellows

Kiel Brennan-Marquez
Visiting Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Privacy / Surveillance

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Commercial Speech, Corporate Surveillance, Criminal Law, Fourth Amendment, Information Fiduciaries, Information Intermediaries, Police Militarization, Predictive Policing, Qualified Immunity
Andrew Burt
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Computer Science

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Robotics

Expertise: Algorithmic Manipulation, Autonomous Vehicles, Cloud Computing, Communication & Technology, Computer Crimes, Criminal Law, Cyber Exploitation, Data Integrity, Informational Privacy Rights, Machine Learning
Jonathan Cardenas
Visiting Fellow
Corporate Law / Consumer Law

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Intellectual Property

International Law / Comparative Law

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Expertise: Antitrust, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Contracts, Cryptocurrency, FinTech, International IP, IP Licensing, Medical Law, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law
Jean-Philippe Foegle
Visiting Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

International Law / Comparative Law

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Administrative Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Compelled Disclosures, Defamation, FOIA, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Journalist Rights, Trade Secrets, Whistleblowers
Brad Greenberg
Visiting Fellow
Access to Knowledge

AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

International Law / Comparative Law

Regulating Technology

Expertise: Administrative Law, Antitrust, Communication & Technology, Communication & Technology, Fair Use, Freedom of the Press, Innovation Law and Policy, International IP, Media Law and Policy, Newsgather Rights
Aditi Joshi
Visiting Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

Internet Governance

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Regulating Through Technology

Robotics

Expertise: Algorithmic Discrimination, Algorithmic Manipulation, Cognitive Psychology, Communication & Technology, Cyberattacks, Democracy Online, Hacking, ICANN, Information Fiduciaries, Internet of Things
Argyro Karanasiou
Visiting Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

Internet Governance

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Through Technology

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Algorithmic Discrimination, Algorithmic Manipulation, Autonomous Vehicles, Cloud Computing, Informational Privacy Rights, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Mesh Networks, Online Speech, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law
Adrian Kuenzler
Visiting Fellow
Corporate Law / Consumer Law

Intellectual Property

Regulating Technology

Expertise: Advertising and Public Relations, Antitrust, Cognitive Psychology, Fair Use, Innovation Law and Policy, Law and Economics, Peer Production, Sharing Economies, Social Science, Trademark
Asaf Lubin
Visiting Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

International Law / Comparative Law

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Cyberespionage, Drones, Encryption, Government Surveillance, Hacking, Information Warfare, International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law / Law of War, International Relations, Privacy Rights
Peter Maybarduk
Visiting Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

Intellectual Property

International Law / Comparative Law

Internet Governance

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Anthropology, Global South, Healthcare, Innovation Law and Policy, International IP, International Relations, IP Licensing, Medical Law, Patents, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law
William New
Visiting Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Intellectual Property

Internet Governance

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Copyright, FOIA, Freedom of the Press, Global Media Activism, Innovation Law and Policy, International IP, Journalist Rights, Media Law and Policy, Patents
Hector Postigo
Visiting Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Communications / Journalism / Media

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Intellectual Property

Internet Governance

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Through Technology

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Copyright, Crowdfunding, Democracy Online, Fair Use, Gamification, Hacktivism, Innovation Law and Policy, Peer Production, Police Bodycams
Shlomit Yanisky Ravid
Visiting Fellow
Access to Knowledge

AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Intellectual Property

International Law / Comparative Law

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Class Discrimination, Computer Programming, Copyright, Employment Law, Equal Protection, International IP, Machine Learning, Patents, Privacy Rights, Sex Discrimination, Theoretical justifications, Anti-discrimination laws, Social networks, Internet, Advanced technology, 3D printing, Policy making, Service inventions
Sandra Ristovska
Visiting Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

Visual Advocacy / Visual Evidence

Expertise: Advocacy Film Production, Cameras in Court, Communication & Technology, Documentaries, Global Media Activism, Photography, Police Bodycams, User-Generated Content, Video Evidence
David Robinson
Visiting Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Government Transparency & Accountability

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Regulating Through Technology

Expertise: Administrative Law, Algorithmic Discrimination, Censorship, Contracts, Corporate Surveillance, Equal Protection, Machine Learning, Predictive Policing, Race Discrimination, Sharing Economies
Andrew Selbst
Visiting Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Access to Contraception, Algorithmic Discrimination, Communication & Technology, Fourth Amendment, Machine Learning, Predictive Policing, Privacy Rights, Race Discrimination, Tech Criticism
Ramesh Subramanian
Visiting Fellow
Access to Knowledge

AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Internet Governance

Privacy / Surveillance

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Telecommunications

Expertise: Blockchain, Communication & Technology, Computer Networking, Computer Programming, Cyberespionage, Cyberwarfare, History of Technology, ICANN, Net Neutrality, Online Surveillance
Nabiha Syed
Visiting Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

Expertise: Drones, FOIA, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Journalist Rights, Media Law and Policy, Newsgather Rights, Online Speech
Nafees Syed
Visiting Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Government Transparency & Accountability

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Equal Protection, Fourth Amendment, Freedom of Religion, Government Surveillance, Hate Speech, International Human Rights Law, Law & Religion, Liberty Rights
Gabe Teninbaum
Visiting Fellow
Access to Knowledge

AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Computer Science

Regulating Through Technology

Expertise: Access to Justice, Blockchain, Computer Programming, Consumer Rights, FOIA, Hacktivism, Innovation Law and Policy, Open Government, Poverty Law, Tech Criticism
Elana Zeide
Visiting Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Corporate Law / Consumer Law

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

Privacy / Surveillance

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Administrative Law, Contracts, Innovation Law and Policy, Legislation, Media Law and Policy, Online Speech, Online Surveillance, Student Privacy, Predictive Algorithms, People Analytics

Student Fellows

Omer Aziz
Student Fellow
Miriam Becker-Cohen
Student Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

Reproductive Rights / Reproductive Justice

Expertise: Abortion Access, Equal Protection, Familial Status Discrimination, Housing Law, Immigration, Race Discrimination, Right to Reproductive Health Care, Sex Discrimination, Socioeconomic Discrimination, Sociology
Rebecca Chan
Student Fellow
Elizabeth Dervan
Student Fellow
Ariel Dobkin
Student Fellow
Access to Knowledge

AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Algorithmic Discrimination, Consumer Rights, Data Representation, FinTech, Freedom of Speech, Government Modernization, Immigration
John Ehrett
Student Fellow
Internet Governance

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Customary International Law, Fair Use, FOIA, Freedom of Religion, Journalist Rights, Law & Religion, Online Harassment & Bullying, Online Speech, Police Bodycams
Kyle 'Kai' Fees
Student Fellow
Beth Goldberg
Student Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Government Transparency & Accountability

Internet Governance

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Regulating Technology

Telecommunications

Expertise: Democracy Online, Global Media Activism, Global South, Hate Speech, ICANN, Open Government, Zero Rating Networks
Misha Guttentag
Student Fellow
Access to Knowledge

AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Intellectual Property

Privacy / Surveillance

Robotics

Telecommunications

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Copyright, Fair Use, Government Surveillance, Intellectual Privacy, Net Neutrality, Predictive Policing, Spectrum Policy, Zero Rating Networks
Christopher Haugh
Student Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Government Transparency & Accountability

International Law / Comparative Law

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Expertise: FOIA, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, International Humanitarian Law / Law of War, Journalist Rights, Media Law and Policy, Newsgather Rights, Political Communication, Press Rights, Whistleblowers
Olivia Horton
Student Fellow
Scout Katovich
Student Fellow
Lina Khan
Student Fellow
Corporate Law / Consumer Law

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Expertise: Algorithmic Discrimination, Algorithmic Manipulation, Antitrust, Consumer Rights, Corporate Surveillance, Information Intermediaries, Law and Economics
Julia Knight
Student Fellow
Corporate Law / Consumer Law

Expertise: FinTech
Meenu Krishnan
Student Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

Expertise: Censorship, Copyright, FOIA, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Journalist Rights, Newsgather Rights, Press Rights
Hilary Ledwell
Student Fellow
Brandon Levin
Student Fellow
Aaron Levine
Student Fellow
Helen Li
Student Fellow
Marisa Lowe
Student Fellow
Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Cyberattacks, False News, FinTech, Government Surveillance, Law & Religion, Online Surveillance, Social Science
David Manners-Weber
Student Fellow
Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Privacy / Surveillance
Laura McCready
Student Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Reproductive Rights / Reproductive Justice

Expertise: Abortion Access, Access to Contraception, Criminal Law, Equal Protection, Race Discrimination, Right to Reproductive Health Care, Sex Discrimination
Yurij Melnyk
Student Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Government Transparency & Accountability

Intellectual Property

Expertise: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press
Urja Mittal
Student Fellow
First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Expertise: Administrative Law, Commercial Speech, Freedom of Speech
Brian Mund
Student Fellow
Big Data / Data Policy

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

International Law / Comparative Law

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: commercial speech, computer crimes, corporate surveillance, data representation, fourth amendment, freedom of speech, government surveillance, international relations, online surveillance, privacy rights
Nora Niedsielski-Eichner
Student Fellow
Alexandra Perloff-Giles
Student Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Communications / Journalism / Media

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

International Law / Comparative Law

Expertise: Censorship, Copyright, Cyberattacks, Cyberwarfare, Education Law, Fair Use, FOIA, International Humanitarian Law / Law of War, Peer Production, Photography
Jessica Purcell
Student Fellow
Emma Roth
Student Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

Reproductive Rights / Reproductive Justice

Expertise: Abortion Access, Access to Abortion Care, Access to Contraception, Employment Law, Healthcare, Race Discrimination, Religious Freedom and Reproductive Health, Right to Reproductive Health Care, Sex Discrimination, Substantive Due Process Rights
Rulela Roy
Student Fellow
Simone Seiver
Student Fellow
Access to Knowledge

AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Regulating Through Technology

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Algorithmic Discrimination, Criminal Law, FOIA, Freedom of the Press, Journalist Rights, Newsgather Rights, Open Science
Harrison Stark
Student Fellow
Stephen Stich
Student Fellow
Rachel Tuchman
Student Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Reproductive Rights / Reproductive Justice

Expertise: Abortion Access, Access to Abortion Care, Access to Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Equal Protection, Freedom of Religion, Law & Religion, Liberty Rights, Reproductive Technologies, Right to Reproductive Health Care
Andrew Udelsman
Student Fellow
Camila Vega
Student Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

Expertise: Abortion Access, Access to Abortion Care, Access to Contraception, Equal Protection, Healthcare
Ethan Wong
Student Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Censorship, Copyright, Fair Use, Freedom of the Press, Intellectual Privacy, Media Law and Policy, Online Speech, Privacy Rights, Streaming Media, Trademark

Yale Affiliated Fellows

Louisa deCossy
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

Visual Advocacy / Visual Evidence

Expertise: Advocacy Film Production, Anthropology, Communication & Technology, Documentaries, Photography, Refugees
Jason Eiseman
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Michael Fischer
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Computer Science

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Privacy / Surveillance

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Autonomous Vehicles, Computer Programming, Cyberattacks, Cybercrime, Cyberespionage, Cyberwarfare, Data Integrity, Data Representation, Encryption, Online Surveillance
Vali Gazula
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

Expertise: Biotechnology, Gene Editing
Susan Gibbons
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Bonnie Kaplan
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Big Data / Data Policy

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

Privacy / Surveillance

Robotics

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Anthropology, Health Privacy, History, History of Technology, Medical Informatics, Bioethics
Sean O'Brien
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Communications / Journalism / Media

Computer Science

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Intellectual Property

Privacy / Surveillance

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Cloud Computing, Communication & Technology, Computer Networking, Computer Programming, Corporate Surveillance, Cyberattacks, Encryption, Government Surveillance, Hacking, Hacktivism
Limor Peer
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Big Data / Data Policy

Communications / Journalism / Media

Expertise: Open Science, Political Communication, Social Science
Stefan Simon
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

International Law / Comparative Law

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Anthropology, Augmented Reality, Conservation, Cultural Heritage Preservation, Disaster Prevention, Global South, History, History of Technology, Intercultural Communication, Internet of Things, Open Science, Values Exploitation
Jason Stanley
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Expertise: Cognitive Psychology, False News, Forced Ideological Speech, Freedom of Speech, Hate Speech, Information Warfare, Propaganda, Race Discrimination, Refugees, Propaganda
Xiyin Tang
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

Expertise: Copyright, Intellectual Privacy, Trademark
Graham Webster
Yale Affiliated Fellow
Communications / Journalism / Media

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Internet Governance

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Censorship, Cyberespionage, Cyberwarfare, International Relations, Internet of Things, Social Science, China

Affiliated Fellows

Colin Agur
Affiliated Fellow
Anita Allen-Castellitto
Affiliated Fellow
C.W. Anderson
Affiliated Fellow
Enrique Armijo
Affiliated Fellow
Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

International Law / Comparative Law

Internet Governance

Regulating Technology

Telecommunications

Expertise: Administrative Law, Censorship, Communication & Technology, Defamation, False News, Forced Ideological Speech, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Innovation Law and Policy, Online Speech
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Affiliated Fellow
Valerie Belair-Gagnon
Affiliated Fellow
Big Data / Data Policy

Communications / Journalism / Media

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Mobile Technologies, Social Science, Sociology, User-Generated Content, Journalism (News Production Studies)
Stuart Benjamin
Affiliated Fellow
Yochai Benkler
Affiliated Fellow
James Boyle
Affiliated Fellow
Joshua Braun
Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Communications / Journalism / Media

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Regulating Through Technology

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Information Intermediaries, Streaming Media, Media Distribution
Annemarie Bridy
Affiliate Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Intellectual Property

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Regulating Technology

Telecommunications

Expertise: Censorship, Communications & Technology, Copyright, Fair Use, Information Intermediaries, Innovation Law and Policy, Online Shaming, Online Speech, Streaming Media, User-generated Content
Herbert Burket
Affiliated Fellow
Ryan Calo
Affiliated Fellow
Anupam Chander
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

International Law / Comparative Law

Internet Governance

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Robotics

Expertise: Algorithmic Discrimination, Bitcoin, Global South, Government Surveillance, Information Intermediaries, Internet of Things, Multistakeholder Governance, Online Speech, Online Surveillance, User-Generated Content
Bryan Choi
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Intellectual Property

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Regulating Through Technology

Robotics

Expertise: Algorithmic Manipulation, Anonymity, Autonomous Vehicles, Computer Programming, Cyberattacks, Information Intermediaries, Machine Learning, Privacy Rights, Products Liability
Chan Mo Chung
Affiliated Fellow
Danielle Citron
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Government Transparency & Accountability

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Expertise: Algorithmic Discrimination, Consumer Rights, Cyber Exploitation, Freedom of Speech, Hate Speech, Information Intermediaries, Informational Privacy Rights, Online Harassment & Bullying, Online Speech, Privacy Rights
Gerardo Con Diaz
Affiliated Fellow
Computer Science

Intellectual Property

Regulating Technology

Expertise: Antitrust, Copyright, History, History of Technology, Innovation Law and Policy, Patents
Susan Crawford
Affiliated Fellow
Caio Mario da Silva Pereira Neto
Affiliated Fellow
Laura DeNardis
Affiliated Fellow
Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Internet Governance

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Telecommunications

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Computer Networking, Corporate Surveillance, Cyberattacks, Cybercrime, Cyberespionage, Cyberwarfare, Encryption, Internet of Things
Carlos Affonso Pereira de Souza
Affiliated Fellow
Niva Elkin-Koren
Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Intellectual Property

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Regulating Technology

Regulating Through Technology

Expertise: Accessibility, Algorithmic Discrimination, Algorithmic Manipulation, Copyright, Democracy Online, Fair Use, Intellectual Privacy, Open Science, User-Generated Content
Katherine Fink
Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Big Data / Data Policy

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Government Transparency & Accountability

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Drones, FOIA, Freedom of the Press, Journalist Rights, Media Law and Policy, Press Rights, Social Science, User-Generated Content
Laura Forlano
Affiliated Fellow
Dov Fox
Affiliated Fellow
Jeanne Fromer
Affiliated Fellow
Michael Froomkin
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Internet Governance

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Robotics

Expertise: Administrative Law, Cryptocurrency, Drones, Encryption, Government Surveillance, ICANN, Informational Privacy Rights, Online Surveillance, Privacy Rights, Right to be Forgotten
Seeta Peña Gangadharan
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Communications / Journalism / Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Data Representation, Information Poor Communities, Race Discrimination, Socioeconomic Discrimination, Justice and Equity
Kristelia Garcia
Affiliated Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Intellectual Property

Regulating Technology

Regulating Through Technology

Expertise: Antitrust, Copyright, IP Licensing, Law and Economics, Streaming Media, Trademark, User-Generated Content, Licensing, Regulation
Greg Goldberg
Affiliated Fellow
Christine Greenhow
Affiliated Fellow
James Grimmelmann
Affiliated Fellow
Andreas Grünwald
Affiliated Fellow
Navid Hassanpour
Affiliated Fellow
Robert Heverly
Affiliated Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Intellectual Property

Internet Governance

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Regulating Technology

Regulating Through Technology

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Copyright, Cyber Exploitation, Cyberattacks, Drones, Government Surveillance, Internet of Things, Net Neutrality, Online Surveillance, Torts
Camilla Hrdy
Affiliated Fellow
David Johnson
Affiliated Fellow
Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Intellectual Property

Internet Governance

Regulating Technology

Regulating Through Technology

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Computer Programming, Democracy Online, ICANN, Intellectual Privacy, IP Licensing, Online Speech
Margot Kaminski
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Robotics

Expertise: Copyright, Drones, Freedom of Speech, Government Surveillance, Intellectual Privacy, Online Speech, Online Surveillance, Police Bodycams, Privacy Rights
David Karpf
Affiliated Fellow
Communications / Journalism / Media

Government Transparency & Accountability

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Democracy Online, Global Media Activism, Open Government, Political Communication, Social Science, Tech Criticism
Dan Klau
Affiliated Fellow
Daniel Kreiss
Affiliated Fellow
Big Data / Data Policy

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Democracy Online, False News, History of Technology, Political Communication, Social Science
Molly Land
Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

International Law / Comparative Law

Internet Governance

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Censorship, Copyright, Freedom of Speech, Hate Speech, Information Intermediaries, International Human Rights Law, International IP, Online Speech, Peer Production, Treaties
Seth Lewis
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

International Law / Comparative Law

Internet Governance

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Robotics

Expertise: Algorithmic Discrimination, Bitcoin, Global South, Government Surveillance, Information Intermediaries, Internet of Things, Multistakeholder Governance, Online Speech, Online Surveillance, User-Generated Content
Douglas Lichtman
Affiliated Fellow
Lisa Lynch
Affiliated Fellow
Jonathan Manes
Affiliated Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Government Transparency & Accountability

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Expertise: FOIA, Freedom of Speech, Government Surveillance, Informational Privacy Rights, Online Speech, Open Government, Police Bodycams, Secret Courts, Secret Law, Whistleblowers
Christopher Mason
Affiliated Fellow
Eden Medina
Affiliated Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Regulating Through Technology

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Global South, History, History of Technology, International Human Rights Law, Tech Criticism
Christina Mulligan
Affiliated Fellow
Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Expertise: Copyright, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Information Intermediaries, Internet of Things, IP Licensing, Patents, Property, Terms of Service, User-Generated Content
Lisa Ouellette
Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Intellectual Property

Regulating Technology

Expertise: Cognitive Psychology, Innovation Law and Policy, International IP, Law and Economics, Nanotechnology, Open Science, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law, Trademark
Frank Pasquale
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Regulating Technology

Regulating Through Technology

Robotics

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Algorithmic Manipulation, Autonomous Vehicles, Autonomous Weapon Systems, Blockchain, Tech Criticism, Tech Philosophy, Workforce Automation
Pierluigi Perri
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Regulating Through Technology

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Algorithmic Discrimination, Algorithmic Manipulation, Cloud Computing, Computer Crimes, Computer Networking, Criminal Law, Cybercrime, Hacking, Hate Speech, Privacy Rights
Guy Pessach
Affiliated Fellow
Benjamin Peters
Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Big Data / Data Policy

Communications / Journalism / Media

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Computer Networking, History, Intercultural Communication, Law & Religion, Political Communication, Social Science, Tech Criticism, Tech Philosophy
Robert Picard
Affiliated Fellow
Tamara Piety
Affiliated Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

Corporate Law / Consumer Law

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Visual Advocacy / Visual Evidence

Expertise: Advertising and Public Relations, Cognitive Psychology, Commercial Speech, Compelled Disclosures, Consumer Rights, False News, Freedom of Speech, Mandatory Information Disclosures, Media Law and Policy, Propaganda
Thomas Pogge
Affiliated Fellow
Pranesh Prakash
Affiliated Fellow
Jessica Pressman
Affiliated Fellow
Arti Rai
Affiliated Fellow
Sofia Ranchordás
Affiliated Fellow
Nagla Rizk
Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Big Data / Data Policy

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Expertise: Copyright, FOIA, Law and Economics, Mobile Technologies, Peer Production, Sharing Economies, Data Driven Innovation; Economic Development
Alexandra Roberts
Affiliated Fellow
Kermit Roosevelt
Affiliated Fellow
Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Reproductive Rights / Reproductive Justice

Expertise: Abortion Access, Comparative Constitutional Law, Equal Protection, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Speech, Race Discrimination, Religious Freedom and Reproductive Health, Sex Discrimination, State and Federal Constitutional Protections
Brad Rosen
Affiliated Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Big Data / Data Policy

Computer Science

Corporate Law / Consumer Law

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Privacy / Surveillance

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Autonomous Vehicles, Blockchain, Compelled Disclosures, Computer Crimes, Computer Programming, Government Surveillance, Media Law and Policy, Right of Publicity, Right to be Forgotten, Torts
Jennifer Rothman
Affiliated Fellow
Lauren Henry Scholz
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Corporate Law / Consumer Law

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

International Law / Comparative Law

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Autonomous Vehicles, Consumer Contracts, Contracts, Crowdfunding, Information Fiduciaries, Informational Privacy Rights, Intellectual Privacy, Machine Learning, Privacy Rights, Torts
Lea Shaver
Affiliated Fellow
Jessica Silbey
Affiliated Fellow
Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Communications / Journalism / Media

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Intellectual Property

Reproductive Rights / Reproductive Justice

Visual Advocacy / Visual Evidence

Expertise: Access to Abortion Care, Advocacy Film Production, Cameras in Court, Copyright, Documentaries, Fair Use, Police Bodycams, Social Science, Trademark, Video Evidence
Daniel Solove
Affiliated Fellow
Julia Sonnevend
Affiliated Fellow
Christina O. Spiesel
Senior Research Scholar in Law
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Intellectual Property

Privacy / Surveillance

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Visual Advocacy / Visual Evidence

Expertise: Advocacy Film Production, Anthropology, Cameras in Court, Cognitive Psychology, Fair Use, History of Technology, Litigation Visuals, Photography, Police Bodycams, Tech Criticism, Video Evidence
Madhavi Sunder
Affiliated Fellow
Access to Knowledge

Art Law / Entertainment Law / Media Law

Civil Rights / Civil Liberties / Human Rights

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

First Amendment / Freedom of Expression

Health Law / Medical Law / Bioethics

Intellectual Property

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Copyright, Democracy Online, Education Law, Fair Use, Global South, Innovation Law and Policy, Intercultural Communication, International Human Rights Law, User-Generated Content
David Thaw
Affiliated Fellow
Computer Science

Corporate Law / Consumer Law

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

National Security / Foreign Affairs

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Expertise: Administrative Law, Computer Crimes, Computer Networking, Corporate Surveillance, Criminal Law, Cyberattacks, Cybercrime, Cyberespionage, Cyberwarfare, Hacking
Rory Van Loo
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Corporate Law / Consumer Law

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Regulating Technology

Regulating Through Technology

Expertise: Algorithmic Manipulation, Blockchain, Compelled Disclosures, Consumer Contracts, Contracts, FinTech, Information Intermediaries, Mandatory Information Disclosures
Stefaan Verhulst
Affiliated Fellow
Tina Weiner
Affiliated Fellow
Edmund Yeh
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Computer Science

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Internet Governance

Telecommunications

Expertise: Augmented Reality, Cloud Computing, Computer Networking, Cyberattacks, Internet of Things, Mesh Networks, Mobile Technologies, Net Neutrality, Streaming Media, Virtual Reality
Tal Zarsky
Affiliated Fellow
AI / Algorithmic Decisionmaking

Big Data / Data Policy

Cyberlaw / Cybersecurity

Internet Governance

Platforms / Social Networks / Social Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Regulating Technology

Telecommunications

Expertise: Algorithmic Discrimination, Communication & Technology, Consumer Contracts, Cyberattacks, Defamation, Informational Privacy Rights, Online Surveillance, Predictive Policing, Privacy Rights, Property
Michael Zimmer
Affiliated Fellow
Big Data / Data Policy

Communications / Journalism / Media

Privacy / Surveillance

Tech Ethics / Social Consequences

Expertise: Communication & Technology, Informational Privacy Rights, Online Surveillance, Privacy Rights, Internet Research Ethics, Data Ethics, Library/Intellectual Privacy