Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School

BERKMAN CENTER DIRECTORY

The Berkman Center is a research program founded to explore cyberspace, share in its study, and help pioneer its development. We represent a network of faculty, students, fellows, entrepreneurs, lawyers, and virtual architects working to identify and engage with the challenges and opportunities of cyberspace.

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BERKMAN CENTER FACULTY

 

Yochai Benkler

Yochai Benkler is a Berkman Center faculty co-director and Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

Yochai Benkler's biography & contact information.

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William Fisher

William Fisher is a Berkman Center faculty co-director.  He is the Hale and Dorr Professor of Intellectual Property Law at Harvard Law School and he specializes in intellectual property law and American legal history.

William Fisher's biography & contact information.

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Charles Nesson

Charles Nesson is a Berkman Center founder and faculty co-director.  He is the William F. Weld Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

Charles Nesson's biography & contact information.

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John Palfrey

John Palfrey is the Berkman Center's Executive Director and a Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.  His work focuses on the potential of new technologies to strengthen democracies locally and around the world.

John Palfrey's biography & contact information.

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Jonathan Zittrain

Jonathan Zittrain is a co-founder and faculty co-director of the Berkman Center.  He is the Jack N. and Lillian R. Berkman Visiting Professor for Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School and the Chair in Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford University.

Jonathan Zittrain's biography & contact information.

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BERKMAN CENTER FELLOWS

 

David Ardia

 

David Ardia is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and director of the Citizen Media Law Project, which provides legal education and resources for individuals and organizations involved in citizen media. He received his LL.M at Harvard Law School. 
 

David Ardia's biography & contact information.

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Sam Bayard 

Sam Bayard became a fellow of the Berkman Center and Assistant Director of the Citizen Media Law Project in 2007.

Sam Bayard's biography & contact information.

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Michael Best

Michael L. Best is currently a Fellow with the Berkman Center, and a fellow and assistant professor at Georgia Tech. His work with the Berkman Center focuses on the use of computers and communication in social and economic development.

Michael Best's biography & contact information.

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John Clippinger

John Clippinger has a long involvement in the intersection of technologies, markets and social and political institutions. Over the last two years, he has been researching and writing about how discoveries in the new sciences are transforming our understanding of Human Nature.

John Clippinger's biography & contact information.

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danah boyd 

danah boyd is a doctoral candidate in the School of Information at the University of California-Berkeley and a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School.

danah boyd's biography & contact information.

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Chris Conley


Chris Conley is a resident fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School and works with the OpenNet Initiative.

Chris Conley's biography & contact information.

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Corinna di Gennaro 

Corinna di Gennaro is a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and a Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) at the University of Oxford. She is a sociologist working on the social implications of Internet adoption and use for civic and political engagement.

Corinna di Gennaro's biography & contact information. 

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Judith Donath


Judith Donath is a Berkman faculty fellow and an associate professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the MIT Media Lab, where she directs the Sociable Media Group.

Judith's biography & contact information.

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Melanie Dulong de Rosnay

Melanie Dulong de Rosnay is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School leading research in copyright law and information science.

Melanie Dulong de Rosnay's biography & contact information.

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Urs Gasser

Dr. Urs Gasser is a Berkman faculty fellow and an associate professor of law at the University of St. Gallen, where he serves as the director of the Research Center for Information Law.

Urs Gasser's biography & contact information.

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Dan Gillmor

Dan Gillmor's work focuses on the Center for Citizen Media, a joint project with the Berkman Center and the University of California-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

Dan Gillmor's biography & contact information.

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Oliver Goodenough


Oliver Goodenough is a Berkman Fellow and Professor at the Vermont Law School.

Oliver Goodenough's biography & contact information.

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Shenja van der Graaf 

Shenja van der Graaf is a doctoral candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science and a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School and the Research Center for Information Law at the University of St. Gallen.

Shenja van der Graaf's biography & contact information.

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Lewis Hyde

Lewis Hyde's interests center on the public life of the imagination. He is currently at work on a book about "cultural commons," that vast, unowned store of ideas, inventions, and art that we have inherited from the past.

Lewis Hyde's biography & contact information.

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Beth Kolko

Beth Kolko is an Associate Professor in the Department of Technical Communication at the University of Washington.

Beth Kolko's biography & contact information.

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Gene Koo


Gene Koo focuses on emerging methods of education in a digitally networked world. In collaboration with the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, he is developing a commons where law professors can collaboratively create teaching materials. He also studies the intersection of video games and moral development.

Gene Koo's biography & contact information.

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Karim R. Lakhani


Karim R. Lakhani is Berkman Center Faculty Fellow and an Assistant Professor in the Technology and Operations Management Unit at Harvard Business School.  His research focuses on distributed innovation and the movement of innovative activity to the edges of organizations and communities.  He has done extensive research on open source communities and their mechanisms for innovation.  

Karim Lakhani's biography & contact information.

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Renee Lloyd

More information about Renee coming soon.

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Mary Rundle

Mary Rundle is a fellow with the Berkman Center and a non-resident fellow with the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. Through the Net Dialogue project, she has been mapping ways in which governments are working in international organizations to iron out common policies for the networked world.

Mary Rundle's biography & contact information.

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David Russcol

David Russcol is a resident fellow at the Berkman Center.

David Russcol's biography & contact information.

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Dena Sacco 

Dena T. Sacco is a fellow in the Clinical Program at the Berkman Center. 

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Doc Searls

Doc Searls is a Berkman fellow and Senior Editor of Linux Journal, co-author (with fellow Berkman Fellow David Weinberger and others) of The Cluetrain Manifesto, and one of the world's best-known and widely read bloggers.

Doc Searl's biography & contact information.

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Wendy Seltzer

Wendy Seltzer is a Berkman Fellow and a visiting assistant professor at Northeastern University School of Law, where she teaches Intellectual Property, Internet Law and Antitrust.

Wendy Seltzer's biography & contact information.

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Jake Shapiro

Previously Associate Director of the Berkman Center, Jake Shapiro now oversees various media projects. Jake is Executive Director of The Public Radio Exchange, a nonprofit online clearinghouse and community site for audio content.

Jake Shapiro's biography & contact information.

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Eric von Hippel 

Eric von Hippel is a Professor and Head of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Eric von Hippel's
biography & contact information.

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Jimmy Wales

Jimmy Wales is a Berkman fellow and the founder and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit corporation that operates the Wikipedia project, and several other wiki projects.

Jimmy Wales's biography & contact information.

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Stephanie Wang


Stephanie Wang is a resident fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, where her work is focused on the OpenNet Initiative.

Stephanie Wang's biography & contact information.

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David Weinberger

David Weinberger's career has included everything from teaching philosophy to freelance writing for Wired, Salon, USAToday, The Guardian, Esther Dyson's Release 1.0, and lots more. He is working on a book about how the digitization of information is changing the most basic ways that we organize and classify the things of our world.

David Weinberger's biography & contact information.

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Ethan Zuckerman

Ethan Zuckerman became a fellow of the Berkman Center in January 2003. His work at Berkman focuses on the impact of technology on the developing world.

Ethan Zuckerman's biography & contact information.

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BERKMAN CENTER STAFF

 

Carey Andersen

Carey Capone Andersen is the Staff Assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Her responsibilities include being the first point of contact for this dynamic, exciting and fast-paced research center. 

Carey Andersen's biography & contact information.

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Amar Ashar


Amar Ashar is the Berkman Center's Events Coordinator/Staff Assistant.

Email Amar.

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Catherine Bracy

Catherine Bracy has worked as the centerís financial and administrative coordinator and now serves as the Berkman Centerís administrative manager.

Catherine Bracy's biography & contact information.

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Jason Callina

Jason is a senior software developer, and he is currently working on the StopBadware.org project.

Email Jason.

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Sebastian Diaz


Sebastian Diaz is the Berkman Center's Senior Network Administrator.

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Bruce Etling

More information about Bruce coming soon.

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Rob Faris

Rob Faris joined the Berkman Center in May 2006. His work is focused on carrying out a global study of Internet censoring practices covering 35 countries in conjunction with colleagues at the OpenNet Initiative.

Rob Faris's biography & contact information.

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Erica George

Erica George is the Online Organizer for the StopBadware project.

Erica George's biography & contact information.

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Liana Leahy

Liana joined StopBadware.org in the Fall of 2006 as a Senior Software Engineer. A graduate of Smith College in Computer Science and Theatre, Liana came to the Berkman Center after a number of years as a software consultant and vocalist in New York City.

Liana Leahy's biography & contact information.

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Colin Maclay

Colin M. Maclay is the Managing Director of the Berkman Center, where he is privileged to work in diverse capacities with its faculty, staff, fellows and extended community to realize its ambitious goals.

Colin Maclay's biography & contact information.

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Phil Malone

Phil joined the Berkman Center in September 2004 as one of the new co-directors of the Clinical Program. Phil came to the Berkman Center after a little over 20 years as a federal prosecutor with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Phil Malone's biography & contact information.

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Isaac Meister

Isaac Meister came to Berkman to manage desktop support concerns on a day-to-day basis in November 2005, and currently assists Danny Silverman on those and a variety of other technical problems.

Isaac Meister's biography & contact information.

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Caroline Nolan

More information about Caroline coming soon.

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Danny Silverman

Danny is in charge of the care and feeding of the various servers, desktops, and systems at Berkman and the software that runs on them.

Danny Silverman's biography & contact information.

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Becca Tabasky

Becca Tabasky is honored to be part of the Berkman communications and events team as the Community Coordinator. 

Becca Tabasky's biography & contact information.

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Sally Walkerman

Sally Walkerman is project coordinator for the OpenNet Initiative, where she works with ONI's many volunteers and contractors around the world to carry out ONI testing for Internet filtering.  She also handles communications, directs local research assistants, conducts research and assists with reports.

Sally Walkerman's biography & contact information.

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Ben Weeks

Ben Weeks is a junior software developer at the Berkman Center. He is currently working on the StopBadware.org project.

Email Ben Weeks.

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Maxim Weinstein

Maxim Weinstein is the Manager of the StopBadware team at Berkman.

Maxim Weinstein's biography & contact information

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Seth Young

Seth supports John Palfrey in all aspects of his work as Clinical Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Berkman Center...

Seth Young's biography & contact information.

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