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Alicia Solow-Niederman

Alicia Solow-Niederman is an academic fellow at UCLA School of Law's Program on Understanding Law, Science, and Evidence (PULSE), where her scholarship focuses on artificial intelligence, law, and policy.  She is broadly interested in freedom of expression and privacy issues in the digital age, both in the United States and globally. Alicia graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2017; during law school, she served as an editor on the Harvard Law Review (HLR) and ran the HLR Forum, the online compendium to the print edition.

Alicia has been a proud member of the Berkman Klein community since 2011, when she began work as a research assistant for Professor Jonathan Zittrain before transitioning to project manager (Media Cloud with Professor Yochai Benkler; the Student Privacy Initiative and research on information quality with Executive Director Urs Gasser; and ad hoc networks with Professor Zittrain).  She continued her Berkman Klein connection through law school, assisting with projects regarding algorithmic accountability, AI governance, and digital privacy and security.

Alicia received her B.A. degree with Distinction in Communication and Political Science from Stanford University in June 2011, where she researched accountability in journalism, voter assessments of political campaigns, and the use of Internet technology in revolutionary movements. In her free time, she enjoys distance running, Ashtanga yoga, crossword puzzles, and ice cream.


Jun 2, 2014

Framing the Law & Policy Picture: A Snapshot of K-12 Cloud-Based Ed Tech & Student Privacy in Early 2014

This paper provides a snapshot of key aspects of a diverse—and heated—law, policy, and implementation debate that is taking place in the rapidly evolving cloud-based ed tech…


Nov 13, 2012 @ 12:30 PM

This is Improbable

Featuring Marc Abrahams and other special guests

Marc Abrahams -- publisher of the Annals of Improbable Research, host of the annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, and author of several books (including his latest, This is Improbable:…