People

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.

Matthew Battles

Matthew Battles is associate director of metaLAB at Harvard, where he develops design interventions, media provocations, and technology projects in collaboration with a team of architects, web designers, scholars and artists.

Griffin Boyce

Griffin Boyce works on a variety of censorship circumvention and security projects. These include tamper-resistant software distribution, censorship detection and bypass in the field, and security training for activists and domestic violence survivors.

Ryan Budish

Ryan Budish is a Senior Researcher at the Berkman Klein Center. Ryan joined the Berkman Klein Center in 2011 as a Fellow and the Project Director of Herdict. In his time at Berkman Klein, Ryan has contributed policy and legal analysis to a number of projects and reports, and he has led several significant initiatives relating to Internet censorship, corporate transparency about government surveillance, and multistakeholder governance mechanisms.

Sebastian Diaz

Director of Technology

Sebastian Diaz is the Berkman Klein Center's Directory of Technology. He guides the center's IT enterprise through a landscape of ever changing technology and priorities.

Rob Faris

Research Director for the Berkman Klein Center

Robert Faris is the research director at the Berkman Klein Center where he contributes and provides oversight to research at the center. His research includes the study of digital communication mechanisms by civil society organizations and social movements, and the emergence and impact of digitally-mediated collective action, as well as the influence of networked digital technologies on democracy and governance and the evolving role of new media in political change. His current work includes applied research into the networked public sphere drawing on the Media Cloud platform, the monitoring and measurement of Internet activity and content controls based on the Internet Monitor platform, and research into the phenomenon of harmful speech online.

Jessica Fjeld

Jessica Fjeld is a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Law School's Cyberlaw Clinic. She works in diverse areas including intellectual property, media and entertainment (particularly public media), freedom of expression, and law and policy relating to government and nonprofit entities.

Elena Goldstein

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

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Vivek Krishnamurthy

Vivek Krishnamurthy is a Clinical Instructor in Harvard Law School's Cyberlaw Clinic. He specializes in the international aspects of internet governance and on the human rights challenges associated with offering new internet-based services in different legal environments around the world.

Tiffany Lin

Tiffany Lin is a Research Associate at the Berkman Klein Center supporting research and project activities for cybersecurity and access to data.

David O'Brien

David O’Brien is a Senior Researcher at the Berkman Klein Center, where he leads the center’s efforts on Cybersecurity and the Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data project.

Maria Smith

Maria Smith is a Project Coordinator working with Professor Susan Crawford in Harvard Law School's Cyberlaw Clinic and leading the efforts of the Responsive Communities project.

Peter Suber

I work for the growth of open access to research, within Harvard and beyond, using a combination of consultation, collaboration, research, tool-building, and direct assistance.