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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.

She obtained a Master’s in Legal Studies in 2007 from Stanford Law School where she worked with both Larry Lessig to create a new license for computational research and Pamela Karlan on Direct Democracy and the Internet. Her current research includes understanding how new technologies and open source standards affect societal decision-making and welfare. Victoria completed her PhD in statistics at Stanford University in 2006 with advisor David Donoho, specializing in regression techniques for cases where there are many more variables than observations. She also has a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia and the University of Ottawa respectively.

She has taught quantitative methods at Stanford Law School, as well as statistics at Stanford University, the University of California at Berkeley, and San Jose State University.

She also worked as a summer extern at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit with Chief Judge Kozinski and served as Managing Editor of the Stanford Law and Policy Review. She has also been a summer intern at (formerly Xerox PARC) and IBM’s T. J. Watson Research Labs.


Sep 12, 2008

Access to Knowledge writing competition

Congrats, Berkman Fellow Victoria Stodden!

We join Peter Suber in congratulating Victoria Stodden on her paper, "Enabling Reproducible Research: Open Licensing for Scientific Innovation"...


Mar 31, 2009 @ 12:30 PM

The Future of Computational Science: Information Sharing and Reproducibility

Victoria Stodden

Victoria Stodden will present the Reproducible Research Standard to realign the Intellectual Property framework with longstanding scientific norms and promote the release of all…

Dec 18, 2007 @ 12:30 PM

Internet & Democracy

Victoria Stodden, Harvard Law School

Victoria Stodden By discussing the potentials and pitfalls of the internet in a democratic society, Victoria Stodden examined "Internet & Democracy."