Leah is an expert in digital privacy law & digital life for kids & teens & families, as well as a leader in developing and operationalizing innovations in digital higher education.
Leah is the inaugural Assistant Dean for Learning Experience & Technology (LXT) and the Meyer Research Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. LXT is an interdisciplinary, creative team that serves as the resource hub for creating excellent, engaged online classrooms, academic content, and community spaces at HLS.
Previously, Leah was an Associate Professor of Legal Skills, Associate Dean for Administration, and Director of Academic Success at University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, where she was a chief architect of a one-of-a-kind hybrid online/residential JD program in Intellectual Property, Information, and Technology Law (launched fall 2019) and a preliminary bar exam program that uses performance data to inform student and school success.
Leah is the author of SHARENTHOOD: Why We Should Think before We Talk about Our Kids Online (MIT Press; September 2019), a critically-acclaimed book that was incubated through her work as a fellow with the Youth & Media team at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.
Leah lives with her family in Concord, NH, where she is active in civic life, including service on the board of the ACLU of New Hampshire.