The Berkman Klein community includes a network of faculty, fellows, students, entrepreneurs, lawyers, and virtual architects working to identify and engage with the challenges and opportunities of cyberspace.


Ben Adida

Ben Adida studied Cryptography and Information Security at MIT. His specific technology interests include authentication infrastructures, electronic voting, reliable and secure transactional storage, and web application software development. He's a member of the Creative Commons Technology Advisory Board and of the Center for Strategic and International Studies Authentication Workgroup. At the Berkman Center, Ben works on two fronts: balancing the interests of business and free software, and strengthening privacy in the context of the war on terror.


Sylvie Agudelo

As assistant director, Sylvie Agudelo oversees all administrative, financial, personnel, facilities, strategic planning and managerial aspects of the Berkman Center.

Olivier Alais

Olivier Alais is a social technologist, a researcher and an entrepreneur. He has been working for the latest decade on adapting technology to civil society needs.

Beth Altringer

Dr. Altringer is Founder-Director of the Desirability Lab and faculty at the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Graduate School of Design.

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Meg Ambrose

Dr. Meg Ambrose is an assistant professor at Georgetown University in the Communication, Culture & Technology department working in the area of international technology policy.


Laura Amico

Laura Amico is founder and editor of Homicide Watch, an innovative platform for data-driven coverage of violent crime. She’s a 2012-2013 Nieman-Berkman fellow in journalism innovation at Harvard, where she is studying new methods and best practices for digital beat reporting.


Mike Ananny

Mike Ananny is an Assistant Professor at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism where he researches the public significance of systems for networked journalism.

David Ardia

David Ardia is an assistant professor of law at the UNC School of Law and a faculty associate at the Berkman Center. He also holds a secondary appointment as an assistant professor at the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication and is the faculty co-director of the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy. Before joining the UNC faculty, he founded and directed the Berkman Center’s Digital Media Law Project.


Osman Tolga Aricak

Osman Tolga Aricak, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at Hasan Kalyoncu University, focuses on cyberbullying among adolescents. He worked in the Youth and Media Lab as Berkman Fellow in 2013-2014 academic year.

Axel Arnbak

Axel Arnbak is a cybersecurity and information law researcher at the Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam. At Berkman, Axel will analyze U.S. and E.U. cybersecurity governance models and their interplay with communications freedoms.


Maurice Ashley

Maurice Ashley, an International Grandmaster of Chess, is a Fellow at Harvard's Berkman's Center working with Berkman's Mindsport Research Network to research and develop curricula centering on how games can be used to effectively impact subject learning online, in classrooms and in libraries around the world.


Marguerite Avery

Marguerite Avery is Senior Acquisitions Editor at The MIT Press where she acquires scholarly, trade, and reference work in Science and Technology Studies, Information Science, Communications, and Internet Studies.


Bodó Balázs

Bodó Balázs is an economist, assistant professor, and researcher at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Sociology and Communications, Center for Media Research and Education. His academic interests include copyright and economics, piracy, media regulation, peer-to-peer communities, underground libraries, digital archives, informal media economies.


Derek Bambauer

Derek is an Assistant Professor of Law at Wayne State University Law School. 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.


Matthew Becker

Matt Becker is a JD candidate at Harvard Law School and Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology. Matt is interested in intellectual property law, commons-based peer production, and the impact of technology on consumer protection issues.

Gerrit Beger

For the last five years Gerrit has led and grown a team introducing social media and digital enagement to UNICEF by pioneering innovative approaches such as digital citizenship and safety as well as promoting the use of social media for deeper dialogue with diverse UNICEF audiences.

Brian Behlendorf

Brian Behlendorf is a Managing Director at Mithril, a technology-driven venture investment firm in San Francisco. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and on the BoD of the Mozilla Foundation and Benetech. Brian was also a co-founder and President of the Apache Software Foundation and a co-founder of the Open Source Initiative.

Geanne Rosenberg Belton

Geanne Perlman Rosenberg Belton is a faculty associate at the Berkman Center. A journalist and attorney, Geanne is a professor of journalism at Baruch College of the City University of New York and director of the Harnisch Journalism Projects.

Dalida María Benfield

Dalida María Benfield is a media artist, activist, and scholar whose work addresses interrelated questions of media representations of gender, race, and nation; media justice; and artists’ and activists’ uses of ICTs globally. As a Fellow at the Berkman Center, she is pursuing a research project on the rhetorical uses of race and gender in the online presence of ICT4D programs.

James Bessen

James Bessen is currently a Berkman faculty associate and a Lecturer in Law at Boston University School of Law where he does research on the economics of technological innovation, including patents and Free/Open Source Software.

Michael Best

Michael L. Best directs the United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) in Macao SAR, China. He is a professor, on leave, with the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology where he directs the Technologies and International Development Lab.

Whitney Erin Boesel

Whitney Erin Boesel is a Project Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, where she leads a research effort to study online debates related to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) as a member of the Media Cloud team.

Sara Boettiger

Sara Boettiger is an economist and social impact advisor. She is Assistant Adjunct Professor at UC Berkeley, Senior Advisor to Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture, a Fellow at the Berkman Center and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Councils.


Ian Bogost

Dr. Ian Bogost is an author and game designer. He is Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and Professor of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Founding Partner at Persuasive Games LLC. As an author, he writes about videogames as a medium with many uses. As a game designer, he makes games for political, social, educational, and artistic uses.

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danah boyd is a researcher at Microsoft Research New England and a Fellow at the Harvard University Berkman Center for Internet and Society. She recently completed her PhD in the School of Information at the University of California-Berkeley.


Rebecca Brackley

Rebecca Brackley was an LLM candidate at Harvard Law School. She is particularly interested in intellectual property issues in cyberspace, including the intersection of constitutional law and intellectual property.


Mary Bridges

Mary previously served as Communications Coordinator, working on a variety of Berkman Center projects, particularly those involving writing and communications.

Willow Brugh

Willow Brugh is a co-founder of Jigsaw Renaissance, a learning and making community in Seattle; co-founder and past director of Space Federation, linking together hacker and maker spaces; and current director Geeks Without Bounds.

Monica Bulger

Monica Bulger is an educational researcher contributing policy research to multi-national groups such as UNICEF, ECPAT, and the European Commission. Her work focuses on the implications of technology use for youth with a particular focus on learning, safety, and empowerment.


James Burns

Trained in symbolic systems, mathematics, and theoretical economics at Stanford and Harvard, James Burns designs and develops new digital and intellectual frameworks for relational knowledge.

Maria Paz Canales

Maria Paz Canales is a Chilean antitrust lawyer and UC Berkeley Master of Laws with a Certificate of Specialization in Law & Technology. She will research and analyze the design of regulations and technologies that break traditional cultural industries online and create new markets and models in which creators and users may exercise digital freedoms.


Yang Cao

Yang Cao is an associate professor and vice director of Intellectual Property Research Center of Shanghai University of Political Science and Law.

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June Casey

June Casey is Librarian for Open Access and Scholarly Communication at the Harvard Law School Library and is a frequent collaborator on Berkman Center research projects.

Charlie Ruth Castro

Charlie Ruth Castro is an Entrepreneur, Speaker, and Colombian Lawyer with experience in digital communities supporting entrepreneurship in Latin America. She studies the causes and effects of material inequality in digital education for children, and the gender gap in science, technology and innovation in her region.

Justin Chan

Prior to joining Schrödinger, Justin practiced law at the New York Office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, was a Resident Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School and clerked for Chief Justice Yong of the Singapore Supreme Court.


Tuna Chatterjee

Tuna is a fellow at the Berkman Center and a Staff Attorney with the Citizen Media Law Project, which provides legal education and resources for individuals and organizations involved in citizen media.


Harris Chen

Harris is currently a Taiwanese public prosecutor at Chiayi District Prosecution Office, specializing in IP crimes, sexual crimes, drug trafficking and insurance fraud.


Tyng-Ruey Chuang

Tyng-Ruey Chuang is an associate research fellow at Academia Sinica (Taipei, Taiwan) where he is affiliated with both the Institute of Information Science and the Research Center for Information Technology Innovation. He also teaches at the National Taiwan University as an associate professor. He does research in programming languages, Web technologies, geo-spatial informatics, and Internet and society.


Hsiao-ya Chung

Hsiao-ya is a fellow with the Berkman Center, and main research will focus on: (1) The international cooperation on cybercrime investigation (2)The technological tragedies and government regulations on decryption for communication interception over internet.


John Clippinger

John Henry Clippinger was the Co-Director of The Law Lab at Harvard University, a multi-disciplinary project founded to research the role of social, neurological, and economic mechanisms on the role of law in facilitating cooperation and entrepreneurial innovation.

Neal Cohen

Neal Cohen is a New York and English qualified lawyer in the Privacy & Security practice group at Perkins Coie LLP where he assists multinational organizations with their European and global data protection and privacy law compliance strategies.


Julie Cohen

Julie E. Cohen is a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, and was a Visiting Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School during the 2009-10 academic year.


Dan Cohen

Dan is the founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America, which is bringing together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and making them freely available to the world.

Rebecca Richman Cohen

Rebecca has been a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School since 2011. She is an Emmy Award nominated documentary filmmaker with experience in international human rights, criminal defense, and drug policy reform. As a fellow at the Berkman Center, she will hone pedagogical approaches to train aspiring public interest lawyers to integrate visual media effectively in their legal practice.

Gabriella Coleman

Professor Gabriella Coleman is the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy at McGill University. Trained as an anthropologist, she teaches, writes, and researches on the ethics of computer hacking with a focus on open source software and the protest ensemble Anonymous.

Cheryl Contee

Cheryl Contee, Partner at Fission Strategy, specializes in helping non-profit organizations and foundations use social media to create social good. She is also the co-founder of Jack and Jill Politics writing as “Jill Tubman” on one of the top black blogs online.

Aimee Corrigan

Aimee Corrigan is the Co-Director of Nollywood Workshops, a hub for filmmakers in Lagos, Nigeria that supports and delivers movie production and distribution, training, and research.

Tim Davies

Tim Davies works on projects at the intersection of civic engagement, technology, facilitation and community engagement. Over 2014/15 he is working with the Web Foundation as coordinator of the research and capacity building Exploring the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Development Countries project, and through Practical Participation on the development of data standards for transparency in philanthropy.

Oliver Day

Oliver Day is a researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society where he is focused on the Stopbadware project.

Munmun De Choudhury

Munmun De Choudhury is currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech. Her research interests are in the emergent area of computational social science.


Jacques de Werra

Jacques de Werra is professor of contract law and intellectual property law at the Law School of the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Jacques researches, publishes and speaks on topics related to various aspects of intellectual property law, contract law, particularly on the commercialization of intellectual property assets by way of transfer of technology, licensing and franchising, IT and Internet law, as well as on alternative dispute resolution mechanisms for IP and technology disputes.

Ron Deibert

Ron Deibert (PhD, University of British Columbia) is Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies and the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. He is a co-founder and Principal Investigator of the OpenNet Initiative.


Ruha Devanesan

Ruha Devanesan is Executive Director of the Internet Bar Organization, a nonprofit institute specializing in research on improving access to justice through technology. Her academic interests lie in the use of technology to facilitate conflict resolution, grassroots development and access to culture in the Global South.


Donnie Hao Dong

Donnie, Hao Dong is a Student Fellow at Berkman Center. His research interests cover copyright reform, law and social development in digital age, and rule of law in China.


Melanie Dulong de Rosnay

Melanie Dulong de Rosnay is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, where she is leading research in copyright law and information science. She is designing a distance learning course on copyright for librarians in partnership with eIFL. Also a fellow at Science Commons, she works on open access science and open data policy. She is acting publications coordinator of Communia, the European thematic network on the digital public domain.


David Eaves

A public policy entrepreneur, open government activist and negotiation expert David is retained by several governments to advise on open government and open data, works with two spin-offs of the Harvard Negotiation Project and advises businesses on open source strategies and community management.


Borja Echevarría de la Gándara

Borja Echevarría de la Gándara is the deputy managing editor at El País, Spain’s largest daily. As a 2013 Nieman-Berkman Fellow in Journalism Innovation, Echevarría will study the structural evolution of newsrooms around the world and how disruptive innovation is altering traditional business and workflow models for news.


Andrew Eggers

Andy Eggers is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Government Department and an affiliate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science. His academic research focuses on electoral rules, politicians' personal finances, and research methodology (particularly causal inference).


Bonnie Emerick

Bonnie Emerick is on the English Department faculty at Western State College in Gunnison, CO. She holds an MFA from Colorado State University and a bachelor's in magazine journalism from Ohio University.

Reinhard Engels

Reinhard Engels is Assistant Director of Information Technology at the Berkman Klein Center. He gives an outstanding group of software engineers room to do what they do best and flatters himself that he hasn't quite forgotten how to code.

Ana Enriquez

Ana Enriquez is a fellow at the Berkman Center, where she contributes to the CopyrightX project. She is interested in how tech law, especially copyright, furthers (and hinders) the aims of libraries, universities, and other educational institutions.

Shahira H. Fahmy

Shahira Fahmy is the founder of Shahira Fahmy Architects – Cairo and is a Berkman fellow and a 2015-2016 Hutchins Fellow with the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research. She will develop a project called ‘Subcontracting Architecture’ to examine architecture as both an agent and a sensor; a threat to citizens' rights, transparency, and democracy in a society; and an evidence to call upon for legal and political implications of state violence.

Sands Fish

Sands Fish is a data scientist and computational artist. With Media Cloud, he develops tools, modes of analysis, and visualizations on top of the project’s large archive of content from online media.


Tamar Frankel

Professor Tamar Frankel has written and taught in the areas of mutual funds, securitization, financial system regulation, fiduciary law and corporate governance.

Rob Frieden

Rob Frieden holds the Pioneers Chair and serves as Professor of Telecommunications and Law at Penn State University. He teaches courses in the law, regulation, management and technology of telecommunications and the Internet.


Allan Friedman

Allan Friedman is a post-doctoral fellow at CRCS, where he studies information technology policy, particularly cybersecurity, information privacy and the structure of communication networks.

Sue Gardner

Sue Gardner is executive-in-residence at Pierre Omidyar's First Look, and is the former longtime executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation.


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.

Sarah Genner

Sarah Genner's current work on digital media and society focuses on media psychology and youth - but hails from a diverse academic background that also includes media and communications studies, political science, and linguistics


Yashomati Ghosh

Yashomati Ghosh is working as an Assistant Professor at the National Law School of India University, India. Her work focuses on analyzing the rights of the users in the field of online digital music.

Naomi Gilens

Naomi Gilens is a Harvard_Law Harvard Law School JD candidate. Previously, she has worked at EFF and the ACLU. Her interests include freedom of expression, protest, and privacy.

Lex Gill

Lex Gill is a Research Fellow at The Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory focused on research, development, and high-level strategic policy and legal engagement at the intersection of technology, human rights, and global security.

Dan Gillmor

Dan Gillmor is a Berkman faculty associate. His work focuses on the Center for Citizen Media, a joint project with the Berkman Center and the Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication.

Sarah Glassmeyer

Sarah Glassmeyer is a lawyer and librarian currently working as a research fellow in the Harvard Library Innovation Lab. She is a passionate believer in the idea that access to information is access to justice. Her research covers the accessibility and openness of law on the Internet and seeks to find ways to make it more useable to the average citizen.

Elena Goldstein

Elena Goldstein was a Project Coordinator at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society supporting the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Initiative.

Oliver Goodenough

Oliver Goodenough is a Faculty Associate at Berkman and Professor at the Vermont Law School. Professor Goodenough has done extensive work in the combination of biology, evolutionary theory and law, focusing on three main topics: (i) the neurological basis of law and the sense of justice, (ii) evolutionary theory, particularly as applied to cultural evolution, and (iii) the application of game theory, cognitive neuroscience and evolutionary thought to problems of law, business and economics.

Eric Gordon

Eric Gordon is a researcher and game designer who investigates how games and social media can enhance civic learning and local engagement. While at the Berkman Center, Eric will study the impact of game-based learning on local civic engagement and explore how new technologies can enhance citizenship and collective efficacy.

Erhardt Graeff

Erhardt Graeff is a civic media researcher, technologist, and entrepreneur. He currently works and studies at the MIT Center for Civic Media and MIT Media Lab.

Nicola Greco

Nicola Greco is a Ph.D. student in the Decentralized Information Group at MIT. He will write and advance research on ways to re-decentralize the web, focusing on technical, political, and social aspects of decentralized systems.

Brendan Greeley

Brendan Greeley has been a staff writer for Bloomberg Businessweek since 2011. He writes about economics, politics. and, when he is allowed, soccer and whiskey.

Joshua Greene

Joshua Greene is an experimental psychologist, neuroscientist, and philosopher. He studies moral judgment and decision-making, primarily using behavioral experiments and functional neuroimaging (fMRI).

Sam Gustin

Sam Gustin is a Berkman Fellow exploring the intersection of technology, media, and politics. Gustin will focus his research on U.S. communications and broadband policy from the national to the local level.

Paulina Haduong

Paulina Haduong is a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, exploring the intersections of youth, education, and technology. With Professor Urs Gasser, Paulina is currently working on Cyberlearning, the Digital Problem Solving Initiative, the Student Privacy Initiative, and Youth and Media.

Stephanie Hankey

Stephanie Hankey is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Tactical Technology Collective, an organization that has worked internationally to help make NGOs, journalists and activists tech-savvy since 2003.

Sharon Harper

Sharon Harper received an MFA in photography and related media from the School of Visual Art in New York. Her work explores the intersection of technology and perception.

Alison Head

Alison Head is a Research Scientist in the Information School at the University of Washington and the Executive Director of Project Information Literacy (PIL), a public benefit nonprofit dedicated to conducting ongoing, large-scale research about college students and their research habits and information practices in the digital age. Alison was a Berkman Fellow (2011-2012) and a Faculty Associate (2013-2014) and is now a Fellow at the metaLAB (at) Harvard working on the future of libraries.

Jeffrey Hermes

Jeff Hermes is the director of the Digital Media Law Project. A Princeton University alumnus and 1997 graduate of Harvard Law School, he has represented clients in connection with media and Internet law issues since he started practicing.

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Herkko Hietanen

Herkko Hietanen is well known for his research on Creative Commons licensing. In his PhD dissertation he examined the how Creative Commons increases market efficiency.

Phillip Hill

Phillip Hill is 3L at Harvard Law School and a 2012–2013 Berkman Student Fellow. His focus is on copyright and trademark law in the modern entertainment industry.


Matthew Hindman

Matthew Hindman is Assistant Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University. For the 2010-2011 academic year he will be a faculty associate with the Center, writing on the political economy of the online public sphere.

Peter Hirtle

In addition to being a Research Fellow at the Berkman Center, Peter Hirtle is Senior Policy Advisor to the Cornell University Library with a special mandate to address intellectual property issues.


Blythe A. Holden

At the Berkman Center Blythe coordinated a project exploring Digital Media in Cyberspace, in conjunction with Gartner|G2, the business strategy research arm for Gartner, Inc.

Jennifer Holt

Jennifer Holt is Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the author of Empires of Entertainment and co-editor of Media Industries: History, Theory, and Method; Distribution Revolution; and Connected Viewing: Selling, Sharing, and Streaming Media in the Digital Era.

Chunyang Hu

Chunyang Hu is an Associate Prof. in the Department of Communication of Journalism School at Fudan University and a research fellow at the Center for Information and Communication Studies at Fudan University.


Jeffrey Huang

Jeffrey Huang is a Berkman Center faculty associate and is the Director of the Media x Design Laboratory at EPFL Switzerland, where he is a Full Professor in the Department of Architecture and in the Faculty of Computer and Communication Sciences.


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.

Tatiana Indina

Tatiana A. Indina (PhD) is a researcher and social scientist with a current academic appointment at the Center for New Media and Society in Moscow, Russia. Her research interests include: Internet governance, online communication, social movements and online activism, self-organization of social media networks, and psychological aspects of users' behavior online.


Karrie Karahalios

Karrie Karahalios is an assistant professor in computer science at the University of Illinois where she heads the Social Spaces Group. Her work focuses on the interaction between people and the social cues they perceive in networked electronic spaces.


Rohan Kariyawasam

Rohan has studied at Harvard Law School as a Berkman Fellow, the University of Kent at Canterbury, the University of Geneva, Switzerland, the College of Law in London, and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London. In 2001, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Harvard.

Ethan Katsh

Ethan Katsh is Director of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution and Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Jason Kaufman

Jason Kaufman is a fellow researching social networks and online spaces via a gigantic longitudinal study of American college students’ profiles.


Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan is a computational social scientist and post-doctoral fellow at Northeastern University. He is also an affiliate at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. His research examines how temporary online organizations emerge, stabilize, dissolve, and regenerate.


Brian Kernighan

Brian Kernighan was a Berkman Fellow during 2010-2011, where he wrote the first several drafts of "D is for Digital: What a well-informed person ought to know about computers and communications."

Leyla Keser

Leyla Keser is the Director of IT Law Institute at İstanbul Bilgi University. She will analyze the economic impacts of the ‘right to be forgotten’ on Internet economy and on multistakeholder Internet governance in light of big data and data driven innovation.


Diana Kimball

Diana is an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School. As a co-creator of ROFLCon, her interest in internet culture runs deep. Most recently, this interest has expressed itself in learning Ruby (a programming language) and applying an open-source ethos to mentoring. She's also exploring the concept of total authorship as it relates to art.

Maggie Koerth-Baker

Maggie Koerth-Baker is a science journalist who specializes in understanding how science and society interact. She has been the science editor at, a science columnist for The New York Times Magazine, and is the author of Before the Lights Go Out, a book about the history and future of the American electric grid.

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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.


Molly Krause

Molly Krause was the Project Leader for H2O -- an open source, educational platform that explores powerful ways to connect professors, students, and researchers online


Vivek Kundra

Vivek Kundra is a fellow with the Berkman Center and with the Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy. Vivek Kundra was appointed as the first United States Chief Information Officer by President Obama and is credited with saving over $3 billion in taxpayer dollars, adopting game-changing technologies in the public sector, strengthening the cybersecurity posture of the nation and launching an open government movement through the platform, which has been replicated across 21 nations, 29 states, 11 cities and several international organizations.

Chun-Hao Kuo

Chun-Hao Kuo is a Prosecutor in New Taipei District Prosecutors Office of the Ministry of Justice in Taiwan, who has been investigating and prosecuting a variety of criminal cases, especially focus on corruption and organized crime.

Laura Kurgan

Laura Kurgan is Associate Professor of Architecture at Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation, and Planning at Columbia University, where she is Director of the Spatial Information Design Lab (SIDL) and the Director of Visual Studies.

Karim R. Lakhani

Karim R. Lakhani is a Berkman Center faculty associate 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.

Pushpa Kumar Lakshmanan

Pushpa is an Assistant Professor at the Law Centre-I, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, and his primary focus is on Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) for Utilization of Genetic Resources (GR) and Traditional Knowledge (TK).


Catalina Laserna

Catalina Laserna’s primary research field is the study of culture, media and learning. For the last 15 years she has been researching the ways in which digital media can interrupt and transform educational traditions, both in K-12 environments and in higher education.


Jack Lerner

Jack was Research Fellow at the Berkman Center, where he worked to develop a nonprofit digital music distribution system modeled after proposals to reform the current entertainment industry and intellectual property system via collective licensing and revenue-pooling regimes.

Gina Leslie

Gina is Berkman's Financial/Administrative Associate, providing financial and administrative support for the Center, and administrative support for the Law Lab.

Kevin Lewis

Kevin Lewis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at UC San Diego. His research focuses on the formation and evolution of social networks, the principles of human interaction that produce global network patterns, and the implications of these processes for the genesis and reproduction of inequality.

Dustin Lewis

Dustin A. Lewis is a Senior Researcher at the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (PILAC). He is also an affiliate at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. With a focus on public international law sources and methodologies, Mr. Lewis leads research projects on the theoretical underpinnings and application of international norms related to contemporary challenges concerning armed conflict.

William Li

William Li is a Ph.D. candidate at MIT in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). At Berkman, he will develop data science methods to find insights and patterns in large open government datasets, particularly large collections of text.


Isaac Lidsky

A long-time Filter reader and Berkman Center admirer, Isaac attended BCIS's ILAW 2001 conference in July of 2001 where he solidified his interest in cyberlaw and the Berkman Center. When Isaac returned to Cambridge to begin his studies at HLS as a 1L that fall, he got involved with several Berkman Center projects.

Raizel Liebler

Raizel Liebler is the Head of Faculty Scholarship Initiatives at John Marshall Law School, where she leads initiatives regarding to scholarly publishing and manages the institutional scholarship repository. Raizel’s writing and scholarship focuses on the interaction between new, disruptive technologies and the law, including focusing on intellectual property, copyright, and rights of publicity.

Hila Lifshitz-Assaf

Hila Lifshitz-Assaf is at the New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences. Her research focuses on developing an in-depth empirical and theoretical understanding of the micro-foundations of scientific and technological innovation and knowledge creation processes in the digital age.

David Lindsay

David F. Lindsay, an associate professor at Monash Law School, Australia, will focus his research on building better understanding of public rights in copyright law and on the legitimacy of copyright and privacy law regimes that restrict access to offshore content.


Susie Lindsay

Susie Lindsay is currently regulatory counsel at Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. in Toronto - where she practices broadcasting, telecommunications and copyright law.


Ching-Yi Liu

Ching-Yi Liu is a Professor of law at National Taiwan University and Principal Investigator of Taiwan's National E-Learning and Digital Archives Program. She is exploring issues related to network neutrality, technology policies related to digital libraries, and freedom of the press in the Internet age.

Sonia Livingstone

Sonia Livingstone is Professor of Social Psychology, Department of Media and Communications at LSE, where she teaches master's courses in media and communications theory, methods, and audiences. Taking a comparative, critical and contextualised approach, Sonia's research asks why and how the changing conditions of mediation are reshaping everyday practices and possibilities for action and identity in public and private spheres.


Maria Löblich

Maria Löblich is Assistant Professor at the Department of Communication Science and Media Research at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in Germany. Her current research focuses on political processes and regulatory arrangements in internet policy at the national and cross-country comparative level.

James Losey

James has five years experience in public policy and over ten years researching the intersection of information, technology and power. He is a PhD candidate with the School of International Studies and the Department of Media Studies at Stockholm University in Sweden working on a dissertation focused on the tensions between states and internet companies and the relationship to national sovereignty, citizenship and the flow of information.

Yanni Alexander Loukissas

Yanni Alexander Loukissas is a Principal at metaLAB, a research project of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University that explores digital futures for scholarship in the arts and humanities. He is also a Lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he teaches courses in Architecture as well as Art, Design and the Public Domain.

Xinlei Lu

Xinlei Lu is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Journalism at Fudan University, Shanghai and is studying how cyber-technology has been employed to prevent HIV/AIDS in the gay community in China, and the political, commercial, and social factors implicated therein.


Rebecca MacKinnon

Rebecca MacKinnon is a veteran journalist who has enthusiastically embraced the new world of weblogs and participatory media. She is co-founder with Berkman fellow Ethan Zuckerman of Global Voices Online, an international online citizens’ media project housed at the Berkman Center.


Isaac Mao

Isaac Mao is a philosopher on Sharism, social entrepreneur, blogger, software architect and researcher in learning and social technology.

Thomas Margoni

Dr. Thomas Margoni is a Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property and Internet Law at the School of Law – CREATe Centre and director of the LLM programme in Intellectual Property and the Digital Economy at University of Glasgow.

Wayne Marshall

Wayne Marshall is an ethnomusicologist focusing on the musical and cultural production of the Caribbean and the Americas, and their circulation in the wider world, with particular attention to digital technologies. He's currently writing a book on music, networked media, and transnational youth culture.


Maura Marx

Maura Marx is a Berkman Center fellow and the Executive Director of the Open Knowledge Commons (OKC), a nonprofit organization that works with libraries to help create the broadest possible public access to knowledge. Since January 2011, Maura is also Director of the Digital Public Library of America Secretariat.


Betsy Masiello

Betsy Masiello is a Policy Manager on Google’s public policy team. As part of her work at Google she is one of the leads for the company's privacy efforts and for analyzing Google’s and the Internet’s impact on the economy.

J. Nathan Matias

Nathan Matias, a PhD student at the MIT Media Lab, designs and researches civic technologies for cooperation across diversity. At the Berkman Center, he will be applying data analysis and design to the topics of peer-based social technologies, creative learning, civic engagement, journalism, gender diversity, and creative learning.


Andrew McAfee

Andrew McAfee studies the ways that information technology (IT) affects businesses and business as a whole. His research investigates how IT changes the way companies perform, organize themselves, and compete.

Lauren McCarthy

Lauren McCarthy is an artist, software developer, and faculty at NYU ITP. Her work explores the ways that technology affects social relationships and personal identity.

Cheryl McGrath

Cheryl McGrath is the Director of the MacPhaidin Library, overseeing the MacPhaidin Library, and Archives and Historical Collections. Before coming to Stonehill in 2012, she was part of the senior leadership team for Harvard College Library, heading Access Services for Widener and Lamont libraries.


Erin McKeown

Erin McKeown is an internationally known musician, writer, and producer. At Berkman, she is working to connect the worlds of policy, art,and technology while considering questions about how to make a creative life a viable vocation.


Miriam Meckel

Miriam Meckel, PhD., holds a professorship for Corporate Communication at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and is the Managing Director of the Institute for Media and Communication Management. She is also an adviser for Public Affairs and Business Communication.

Silvio Meira

silvio is one of the founders and current chairman of the board of porto digital, chair of the national institute of science and technology for software engineering, INES, in recife, brazil, and one of the founders and agent provocateur at, a business design and development network at porto digital. in this academic year, silvio meira is an associate professor at the center for technology and society at the getúlio vargas foundation, rio de janeiro, brazil.


Persephone Miel

Persephone Miel is a Fellow at the Berkman Center where she directs the Media Re:public project, examining the impact of participatory journalism on the information environment.


Andres Monroy-Hernandez

Andrés Monroy-Hernández is a social computing researcher at Microsoft Research and an affiliate of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. His research focuses on the design and study of social media systems. In particular, he is interested in peer-production, creative online communities, remixing, and civic media.

Maria Lillà Montagnani

Maria Lillà Montagnani is associate professor of commercial law at Bocconi University in Milan, where she teaches and researches in the field of Intellectual Property Law. She is head of ASK, a research center devoted to the promotion of cultural planning and cultural institutions management activities. Her current research interest is "Copyright and Architecture", in particular, the role of new technologies in facilitating civic engagement in relation to urban and architectural spaces.

Gabriel Mugar

Gabriel is an activist and researcher in the field of participatory media and open online collaborative platforms. As a Berkman affiliate, Gabriel will continue his research on newcomer learning, focusing on youth participation in collaborative knowledge production as well as how platforms like Wikipedia are formalizing the experience of new participants.

Luis Felipe Murillo

Luis Felipe R. Murillo is an anthropologist whose research work is dedicated to the study of information technology, politics, and culture. Since 2008, he has been working on a multi-sited research project on Free Software, Open Hardware, and Open Data, and conducting life-history interviews with developers, engineers, and activists from different parts of the globe.

Francesca Musiani

Francesca Musiani is a researcher at the Institute for Communication Sciences, French National Centre for Scientific Research (ISCC-CNRS) and an associate researcher at the Centre for the Sociology of Innovation of MINES ParisTech-PSL.

Joseph Nye

Joseph S. Nye, Jr. is a University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He received his bachelor's degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, and earned a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard.

Oluwaseun Odewale

Odewale has degrees in Chemistry (Medicinal Chemistry) and Chemical Engineering Technology. Born in Lagos, South West Nigeria, he also holds professional training diplomas in Community Local Participation (UNICEF); International Elections Observation Missions (KAIPTC/ECOWAS); Mentoring Young Leaders under the Kwame Nkrumah emerging leaders training series, and; the African Contingency Operations and Training Assistance (ACOTA) (ECOWAS) among others.


Kara Oehler

Kara Oehler is a 2011-2012 Radcliffe-Film Study Center Fellow at Harvard University. She is a radio documentary producer and media artist whose work over the past decade has focused upon pushing the boundaries of narrative journalism both on the air and across multiple platforms, combining investigative storytelling with participatory media, building new systems and opportunities for education and artistic practice.


Dotan Oliar

Dotan taught a seven-meeting workshop and organized a reading group on economic analysis of intellectual property, was a teaching assistant for the Internet Law Colloquium, co-authored teaching modules for Berkman’s Internet Law Program, established Berkman’s Research Publication Series and participated in the institutional design of Creative ommons, a non-profit that enhances sharing and cumulative production of intellectual property.

Kurt Opsahl

Kurt Opsahl is the Deputy General Counsel of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. In addition to representing clients on civil liberties, free speech and privacy law, Opsahl counsels on EFF projects and initiatives.

Julio Angel Ortiz

Julio Angel is a broadband fellow at The Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Previously, he was a Post Doctoral Fellow in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers. His research focuses on the social and policy consequences of the production and consumption of information. He is particularly interested in examining the take-up and uses of broadband networks in regards to their potential impact on communities, quality of life, and digital social inclusion.


Eric Osiakwan

Eric M.K Osiakwan is the Executive Secretary both of the African Internet Service Providers Association (AfrISPA, and the Ghana Internet Service Providers Association (GISPA, He is also a Visiting Fellow and Scholar at the Stanford University and Reuters Foundation Digital Vision Program @, Project Co-ordinator for UC Berkeley TIER Group in Ghana @ and affiliate of the Berkman Centre for Internet and Society at the Harvard Law School @


Carlos Osorio

Carlos Osorio is Professor and Founding Director of the Master on Innovation Program at Universidad Adolfo Ibañez (Chile), faculty associate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and fellow at the Center for Social Innovation at “Un Techo para mi País”.

Dalia Othman

Dalia is a researcher, lecturer and activist. She is currently a Berkman fellow and will be researching the relationship between cyberspace and socio-political activism in Palestine.

Amanda Palmer

Amanda Palmer is a world-renowned singer, songwriter, activist, director, and blogger who first came to prominence as one half of the internationally acclaimed punk cabaret duo The Dresden Dolls.


Helen Partridge

Helen Partridge is a Professor in the Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. She is co-leader of QUT’s Information Studies Group; a research team with a multi-disciplinary focus crossing the boundaries of people, information, and technology.

Anita Patel

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Anita Patel is a Web Applications Developer currently working on various internal as well as Harvard-wide web projects.

Miguel Paz

Miguel Paz is studying new data visualization models, innovative news startups, and civic media approaches to building quality sustainable journalism models. He is a Nieman Berkman Fellow 2014-2015

Jon Penney

Jon is a lawyer, Research Fellow at the Citizen Lab / Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, and a doctoral student in information communication sciences at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, where his interdisciplinary research explores regulatory chilling effects online.

Laurie Penny

Laurie Penny was born in London in 1986 and is not dead yet. She is, in no particular order, a writer, a journalist, a public speaker, an activist*, a feminist, a reprobate and a geek.


Alberto Pepe

Alberto Pepe is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Astrophysics of Harvard University and a co-founder of Authorea, a science tech startup. He is interested in the promotion of Open Science and the design and development of the next generation of tools for the collaborative authorship of scientific papers.

Benjamin Peters

Ben Peters is a historian of modern technology and a media theorist with emphases on the history and philosophy of information science and technology. He currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Tulsa, where he also teaches in the Honors Program and the Russian Studies Programs as well as directs the Digital Working Group.


Latoya Peterson

A certified media junkie, Latoya Peterson provides a hip-hop feminist and anti-racist view on pop culture with a special focus on video games, film, television, and music. Skilled in interviewing and creative non-fiction, Latoya Peterson spends her time editing the award winning blog – the intersection of race and pop culture.


Mica Pollock

Mica Pollock, an anthropologist of education, has long studied how youth and adults discuss and address everyday issues of diversity and opportunity in schools. Pollock is now examining the full range of communications — including electronic communications — necessary to support young people in diverse communities.


Eric Priest

Eric Priest was a Resident Fellow overseeing the China implementation of the Noank Digital Media Exchange project, a next-generation copyright licensing system for the legal distribution and transmission of digital works over the Internet.


Jedediah Purdy

Jedediah Purdy joined the Duke Law faculty in 2004. He graduated from Harvard College, summa cum laude, with an A.B. in Social Studies, and received his J.D. from Yale Law School.

Cornelius Puschmann

Cornelius is acting professor of communication science at Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, a research associate at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin, and a 2015/2016 faculty associate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. His research focuses on computational social science, digital methods, and the Internet's impact on society, especially on science and scholarship.

Intisar Rabb

Intisar A. Rabb is an assistant professor of law at Boston College Law School--where she teaches comparative Islamic law and legal history, advanced constitutional law, and criminal law--and a faculty affiliate in research at Harvard Law School, Islamic Legal Studies Program.


Dave Rand

David G. Rand is a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, as well as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Mathematical Biology at Harvard's Program for Evolutionary Dynamics. David studies human cooperation from an evolutionary game theoretic perspective.

Noopur Raval

Noopur is a PhD student in Informatics at UC Irvine. Her current research focuses on human labor within ridehailing applications, specifically with regard to how workers make sense of their work in order to succeed at it.

Joseph Reagle

Joseph Reagle is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Northeastern, a faculty associate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, and author of Good Faith Collaboration: The Culture of Wikipedia (The MIT Press, 2010). His next book’s working title is Comment: Likers, Haters, and Manipulators in the Age of the Web.

Dennis Redeker

Dennis is an affiliate of the Berkman Center, working on Internet governance and fragmentation and investigating the actors and discourses involved in the negotiation of Internet rights.

Molly Roberts

Molly Roberts is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. Her research interests lie in the intersection of political methodology and the politics of information, with a specific focus on methods of automated content analysis and the politics of censorship in China.

Sophia Roosth

Sophia Roosth is an assistant professor in the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University. Her research focuses on the twentieth and twenty-first century life sciences, examining how biology is changing at a moment when researchers build new biological systems in order to investigate how biology works.

Ricarose Roque

Ricarose Roque is a PhD student with the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. At the Berkman Center, Ricarose will investigate the role of family and community in young people’s development of computational fluency, and explore the design of creative learning environments to support broader participation in computing.

Niousha Roshani

Niousha Roshani is an anthropologist and human rights consultant specializing in childhood and youth in conflict-affected regions. As a fellow at the Berkman Center, she will investigate the discourse of media and young people of African descent in Colombia and Brazil from a political, social, and economic perspective.


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.

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Dena Sacco

Dena T. Sacco is a Senior Researcher for the Kinder & Braver World Project, which grows out a partnership between the Berkman Center, The Born This Way Foundation (BTWF), the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and The California Endowment.


Pamela Samuelson

Pamela Samuelson is a Professor at the University of California at Berkeley with a joint appointment in the School of Information Management and Systems and the School of Law.

Christian Sandvig

Christian Sandvig is a faculty associate at the Berkman Center and was previously a resident fellow from 2009-10. He is an Associate Professor in Communication Studies and at the School of Information at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where he is a researcher specializing in the development of Internet infrastructure and public policy.

Lauren Scholz

Lauren Scholz is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Law School's Project on the Foundations of Private Law. Previously, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Yale Law School's Information Society Project.

Mayte Schomburg

Mayte Schomburg is initiator and chair of Publixphere e.V., a non-profit fostering cross-partisan political debate and youth engagement in Germany. Previously to being a Berkman fellow 2014-15, she coordinated the Global Network of Internet & Society Research Centers (NoC).

Max Schorr

Max Schorr is a co-founder and board member of GOOD, a media company focused on creative solutions for living well and doing good. At the Berkman Center, he will research social action and mindfulness in the digital age.


Doc Searls

Doc Searls served as a Berkman Fellow from 2006 to 2010, during which he launched and led ProjectVRM, which encourages the development of new tools by which individuals create and control their relationships with companies and other organizations. (VRM stands for Vendor Relationship Management, a term coined as a counterpart to CRM, for Customer Relationship Management.)

Hasit Shah

Hasit Shah was a 2014 Nieman-Berkman Fellow in Journalism Innovation at Harvard, where he began his ongoing research into the growth of internet access and digital media in India. He is a former BBC News producer and is now based at the Harvard South Asia Institute.


Jesse Shapins

Jesse Shapins is a media artist, theorist and social entrepreneur whose work has been featured in The New York Times, Metropolis, and Wired, and been exhibited at MoMA, Deutsches Architektur Zentrum and the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, among other venues.


Andrew Shapiro

Andrew L. Shapiro is a writer, lawyer, and entrepreneur. He is the author of The Control Revolution: How the Internet is Putting Individuals in Charge and Changing the World We Know, an Amazon bestseller which Industry Standard magazine called one of 1999's Ten Books that Matter.

Ryan Shapiro

Ryan's research interests also include the policing of dissent more broadly, especially in the name of national security. Along these lines, Ryan is working on several additional mixed FOIA and archival research projects.

Fei Shen

Fei Shen ('Chris') is an associate professor at the Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong. His main areas of research include new media and social transformation, internet freedom, political communication, civic culture, and public opinion. At Berkman, Chris will spend most of his time working on a policy project funded by Google, among other things.


Jennifer Shkabatur

Jennifer Shkabatur is a doctoral candidate (SJD) at Harvard Law School, a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and a fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University.

Bill Shribman

Bill Shribman is the Senior Executive Producer responsible for interactive media for kids at WGBH including a dozen apps and the national PBS sites for Arthur, Curious George, Design Squad Nation, and Martha Speaks.

James Shulman

James Shulman is a Senior Fellow at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. From its founding in 2001 to 2016 he was president of Artstor. Working with his colleagues, he developed and implemented plans for creating an organization that now serves over 1,800 colleges, universities, schools, and museums around the world.

Ivan Sigal

Ivan Sigal is the Executive Director of Global Voices, an online citizen media network that amplifies unheard stories and perspectives, originally founded at the Berkman Center

Jessica Silbey

Jessica Silbey is a Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. She teaches in the areas of intellectual property and constitutional law and is an expert on the use of film to communicate about law.

Richard Sobel

Richard Sobel explores the relationships between citizens and governments as a Senior Research Associate in the Program in Psychiatry and the Law at Harvard Medical School, and a Senior Research Fellow and Policy Director at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research in Storrs, CT.

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.

Sonya Song

Sonya Song is a Ph.D. candidate in media and information at Michigan State University. She enjoys studying social sciences through computational approaches. Her ongoing research projects include Internet policy, social media and their impact, and technological innovations across newsrooms.

Dino Sossi

Dino studies Instructional Technology and Media at Columbia University, where he has also been a teaching assistant and digital media consultant.


Elizabeth Staksrud

Elisabeth Staksrud (PhD) is a graduate from the University of Oslo, with a doctoral degree in Media and Communications. Her key research interests lie in two interlinked fields: research on Internet censorship and the regulation of content, and children and online risk.

Daniel Stauffacher

Dr. Daniel Stauffacher is a founder and President of the ICT4Peace Foundation, which since 2003 explores, champions the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for peace-building, crisis management, and humanitarian aid, and supports diplomatic processes for a peaceful and open cyberspace.


Tom Stites

Tom Stites, a 2010-11 fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, is the founder and president of the Banyan Project.


Victoria Stodden

Victoria is a fellow with the Internet and Democracy Project at the Berkman Center at Harvard Law School, which examines the role of the Internet in democratic decision making, focusing on the Middle East.

Thomas Streeter

Thomas Streeter is currently studying how legal professionals use technology on a routine basis, particularly online legal databases; he suspects the shift from printed casebooks and citators to online materials has subtly changed some of the underlying conditions of the law.


Manik Suri

Manik Suri is Co-Founder of The Governance Lab (GovLab), a civic technology platform that designs and implements network- and data-driven solutions to improve public policy and advance 21st century democracy.

Lana Swartz

I am a post-doctoral researcher at Microsoft Research New England and a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Most of my research is about money and other communication technologies.

Don Tapscott

Don Tapscott is one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation, media, and the economic and social impact of technology and advises business and government leaders around the world.

Jessica Tatlock

Coordinator of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force

Jess Tatlock joined the Berkman Center in Spring, 2008 as the Coordinator of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force.

Erica Tennyson

Erica Tennyson is an attorney in Cambridge, MA representing emerging technology companies. She will be assisting students and community members at the Cyberlaw Clinic and pursuing research on ethical investing.


Michael Thomas

Dr Michael Thomas BA (Hons) M.Ed. MBA Ph.D. FHEA is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Language, Literature and International Studies at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. His research interests are in online and distance education, discourse analysis, computer-assisted learning and task-based learning.

Baratunde Thurston

Baratunde is a politically-active, technology-loving comedian from the future. He is the CEO and co-founder of Cultivated Wit, served as Director of Digital for The Onion and writes the monthly back page column for Fast Company.

Fungai Tichawangana

Fungai is the founding editor of Zimbabwe's leading lifestyle, arts and culture website, Zimbo Jam. As a web-developer cum journalist, he is infinitely interested in the intersection of these two fields and in how the Internet can better serve journalism. During his year as a Nieman-Berkman Fellow, Fungai will study the effective design and deployment of online news platforms that work across various mobile and desktop devices. He will also look at security for such platforms.

Emy Tseng

Emy Tseng is a Senior Communications Program Specialist with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) at the U.S. Department of Commerce and a Fellow at the Berkman Center, where she serves in a personal capacity. At Berkman, her research interests include Internet and mobile usage in low-income communities in newly-industrialized and emerging economies, and the development of trust networks in marginalized communities.


Doreen Tu

Doreen Tu comes from Taiwan’s District Prosecutors Office in Taipei, and is conducting research on botnets, the impact of cross-border cybercrimes, and strategies to combat them.

Zach Tumin

As a Berkman Fellow, Zach supports the Responsive Cities Initiative,focused on explicating the management and leadership challenges of provisioning advanced Internet networks.


Kori Urayama

Kori Urayama joined the Berkman Center in January 2012 and as a project coordinator manages the Information Quality, Interoperability and Broadband Policy projects.


Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti – called one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world by The Guardian – is the author of three books: Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters, He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut”¦and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know, and The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women which has been made into a documentary by the Media Education Foundation. Jessica is also the founder of

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Shenja van der Graaf

Shenja van der Graaf was a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the Research Center for Information Law at the University of St. Gallen (2007-2008). Her research focused on the organization and management of innovation and technology, especially user innovation, product development, and media uses in 3D media/software industries.

Rajesh Veeraraghavan

Rajesh Veeraraghavan is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, a Ph.D. candidate at the School of Information, UC Berkeley, and a research fellow at the Transparency and Accountability Initiative at the Open Society Foundation. Rajesh questions the widespread belief that information technology can be used to "solve" either development or governance "problems," both by engaging in activism involving technological interventions and by using empirical methods to critically examine claims about the impact of ICT in governance.


Eric von Hippel

Eric von Hippel is a Professor and Head of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and is a faculty associate at the Berkman Center.

Jim Waldo

Jim Waldo is the Chief Technology Officer for Harvard University, where he is responsible for for the architecture and implementation of the technology environment. He is also a Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science in the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, where he teaches courses in distributed systems and privacy. In addition, he is a Professor of Technology and Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.


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.

Kit Walsh

Kit Walsh is the Clinical Instructional Fellow at the Cyberlaw Clinic of the Berkman Center. Kit’s clinical practice focuses on civil liberties, particularly free speech and privacy.


Dana Walters

Dana Walters is a program coordinator with the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, where she supplements the core team’s efforts on research, communications, events management, and more.

Ching-Lin Wang

Ching-Lin Wang is a research fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and a public prosecutor in Nantou District Prosecutors Office, Ministry of Justice, Taiwan, and her research focuses on laws about surveillance of encrypted instant messenger.


Jia Wang

Jia Wang is an LLD candidate at the Law Faculty of Stellenbosch University (near completion) with her research focus on copyright exceptions and the public interest in the areas of education and research.

Tricia Wang

Tricia Wang is a global tech ethnographer who researches how technology makes us human. Her research interests lie at the intersection of technology and culture—the investigation of how social media and the internet affect identity-making, trust formation, and civic participation.

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.


Ben Weeks

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

Rebecca Weintraub

Rebecca Weintraub is the Faculty Director of the Global Health Delivery (GHD) Project at Harvard University. She is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital in the Division of Global Health Equity, and a 2014 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. As a Berkman Fellow, Dr. Weintraub will research and develop a framework for digital badges as an incentive for health care professionals.

Rebecca Weiss

Rebecca Weiss is a PhD candidate at Stanford University. She is primarily interested in how the news affects the political and economic attitudes, opinions, and knowledge of the consuming public.

Yana Welinder

Yana is a tech lawyer turned product manager. She is working on disrupting manufacturing with digital production at Carbon. Before that, she tackled free knowledge creation on Wikipedia. She has also been an interdisciplinary tech law professor and continued her scholarship while affiliated with Stanford CIS and Berkman Klein Center.

Heather Whitney

Heather Whitney is a Lecturer in Law and Bigelow Teaching Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School. She is also a faculty affiliate at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Heather's primary research interests are at the intersection of two fields: labor and employment law and innovation.


Dave Winer

Winer spent one year as a resident fellow at the Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet & Society where he worked on using weblogs in education. While there, he launched the Harvard Weblogs community using UserLand software, and held the first BloggerCon conferences. Winer's fellowship ended in June 2004.

Josephine Wolff

Josephine Wolff is an assistant professor of public policy and computing security at the Rochester Institute of Technology. During the 2015-16 year she is also a New America Cybersecurity Initiative fellow, working on a project about a series of cyber security incidents over the course of the past decade, tracing their economic and legal aftermath and their impact on the current state of technical, social, and political lines of defense.


Tsui-fang Wu

Tsui-fang Wu is a research fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and a senior Public Prosecutor of Taichung Branch, Taiwan High Prosecutors Office, Taiwan Ministry of Justice.

Dennis Yi Tenen

Dennis Y. Tenen is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and a member of the research team at Harvard's metaLab. His scholarly work focuses primarily on the intellectual history of the information age.

Jeffrey Young

Jeffrey R. Young is an editor and writer for The Chronicle of Higher Education, where he leads the paper's coverage of technology and its impact on teaching, research, and student life.

Matt Zagaja

Matt Zagaja is an attorney and hacker from Connecticut. As the Ford Mozilla Technology Exchange Fellow he is working on the Chilling Effects project.

Amy Aixi Zhang

Amy Aixi Zhang joined as a proud Berktern in the summer of 2015, and now serves as a Project Coordinator supporting research and projects related to Internet governance, digital privacy, and other topics.