Elena Goldstein is a Project Coordinator at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society supporting the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence initiative.
Her research interests include privacy and consumer protection, global digital rights advocacy, the evolution of labor, and the rich literature/sociology/technology intersection. Prior to joining the AI ethics and governance cohort, Elena was a Research Assistant contributing to the Youth and Media team’s online privacy project. Before BKC, she wrote an honors thesis on the new Library of Alexandria’s Digital Age memory politics/poetics, and carried out university-sponsored independent studies on technology in the dystopian novel and digital diplomacy. She also worked for Access Now, the Council on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Alwan for the Arts, and a couple Manhattan restaurants.
Elena graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Columbia University where she majored in Comparative Literature & Society and Middle Eastern Studies. She loves to eat, read, and play (diatonic and occasionally chromatic) harmonica.