Archived Biography: Derek is an Assistant Professor of Law at Wayne State University Law School, where he will teach courses in intellectual property beginning this fall. From 2004 through 2006, Derek Bambauer was a resident fellow at the Center, where he worked primarily with the OpenNet Initiative, helping its research on Internet filtering, but maintained ties from his student days with the Digital Media Team. Derek's current bio and contact information can be found at his faculty profile on the Wayne State University Law School website.
Derek graduated from Harvard College with a degree in History and Science. He spent five years with Lotus Development Corporation (now a division of IBM) as a consultant and systems engineer with Lotus’ consulting branch, as a Web developer who built the original Documentation Library on the Notes.net Web site, and as a technical writer in the Lotus Domino group. His technical specialties included Internet messaging, data backup and recovery through transaction logging, server architecture, and Web development and security. Derek spent the .com doldrums at Harvard Law School, receiving his J.D. in 2004.