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. In 2010-11, she served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Law, teaching Internet Law. She earned an LLM from Harvard Law School in 2007, MA in Political Science, and LLB from Tel Aviv University. Before her studies at Harvard, she clerked at the Supreme Court of Israel.
Jennifer's research examines the effects of information technologies on transparency, accountability, and citizen participation in various regulatory bodies, such as local governments, administrative agencies, and international organizations. She authored several articles in the field, discussing emerging national and international practices, including online participatory budgeting, urban planning, policy consultations, collaborative monitoring of international regimes, and online freedom of information policies. As part of her research, Jennifer has conducted field studies of online platforms in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East.