Berkman Klein Center Announces 2019-2020 Community
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is proud to announce the incoming and returning fellows, faculty associates, and affiliates who together will form the core of the Center’s networked community in the 2019-2020 academic year.
The community contributes to the Center's mission of addressing issues at the intersection of technology and society, with a focus on impact in the public interest. Members of the Center’s community pursue a wide range of research methods, networking efforts, and educational activities, as well as coding, prototyping, and building.
“We’re honored to welcome such an exceptional group of outstanding individuals to the Berkman Klein Center, who will form together with our returning students, staff, affiliates, and faculty the core of our diverse and vibrant community for the next academic year,” says Berkman Klein’s Executive Director and Professor of Practice Urs Gasser. “In our rapidly expanding field of study and practice, we’re faced with unparalleled challenges and opportunities, and we’re humbled and excited to embrace both with such an imaginative cohort of educators, researchers, builders, and advocates, united in our commitment to academic values and social justice.”
“The BKC fellowship program connects those on our campus with the rest of the world, both in international reach and in disciplinary diversity,” says Berkman Klein Center Faculty Director Jonathan Zittrain, George Bemis Professor of International Law and Professor of Computer Science at Harvard University. “Too rarely do eclectic thinkers from the university, government, industry, and public interest institutions more generally productively gather. The program offers us a chance to work singly and together on some of the most intractable and pressing problems emerging from the adoption and use of new technologies.”
The class of fellows will primarily work in Cambridge, Massachusetts, along with Berkman Klein faculty, students, and staff, as a vibrant community of research and practice.
Honoring the networked ethos at the heart of the Center, faculty associates and affiliates from institutions the world over will actively participate as well. These relationships, as well as the countless fruitful engagements with alumni, partners, interns, and other colleagues, are fundamental to the Berkman Klein Center’s work and identity and serve to increase the capacity of the field and generate opportunities for lasting impact.
The Berkman Klein fellowship program aims to “create a protocol, a culture, a spirit that puts the emphasis on being open, being kind, being good listeners, being engaged, being willing to learn from one another.” We are excited to start this next year together with the following people who will continue our work as a community in this light.
Joining the community in 2019-2020 as Berkman Klein fellows:
Joining as faculty associates:
Danielle Allen, Danielle Citron, Jessie Daniels, Jason Farman, Howell Jackson, Jennifer Jenkins, Brandeis Marshall, Kathryn Modecki, Russell Newman, Dietmar Offenhuber, Najarian Peters, Plamena Popova, Maria Rodriguez, Pier Luigi Sacco, and Abbey Stemler.
Joining as affiliates:
Nele Achten, Kike Aluko, Naniette Coleman, Emma Day, Karthik Dinakar, Evelyn Douek, Fred Fedynyshyn, Noa Gafni, Aaron Gluck-Thaler, Siobhan Grayson, Tyrene Jones, Uli Köppen, Maciej Kuziemski, Taylor Lorenz, Asaf Lubin, Ryan Merkley, Matthew Mulder, Katherine Pratt, Thibault Schrepel, Elif Sert, Joshua Simons, and Alisa Valentin.
The Berkman Klein Center remains proud of and grateful to the following returning community members who will retain affiliations in the coming year.
Returning as fellows:
Sandra Cortesi, Ashveena Gajeelee, Kat Geddes, Padmashree Gehl Sampath, Rosemary Leith, Momin Malik, Sabelo Mhlambi, Sarah Newman, Hal Roberts, Bruce Schneier, and Alexandra Wood.
Returning as faculty associates:
Ifeoma Ajunwa, Virgilio Almeida, Solon Barocas, Susan Benesch, Francine Berman, Fernando Bermejo, Lionel Brossi, Herbert Burkert, Sasha Costanza-Chock, Tressie McMillan Cottom, Nick Couldry, Primavera De Filippi, Juan Carlos de Martin, Finale Doshi-Velez, Jens Drolshammer, Niva Elkin-Koren, Christian Fieseler, Mayo Fuster Morell, Phillipa Gill, Christoph Graber, Kishonna Gray, Mary Gray, Woodrow Hartzog, Samer Hassan, Jerome Hergueux, Benjamin Mako Hill, Joichi Ito, Malavika Jayaram, Dariusz Jemielniak, Vasilis Kostakis, Harry Lewis, Andres Lombana-Bermudez, David Malan, Jasmine McNealy, James Mickens, Desmond Patton, Leah Plunkett, Paola Ricaurte, Nagla Rizk, Sophia Roosth, Hyunjin Seo, Aaron Shaw, Toshie Takahashi, Alexander Trechsel, Zeynep Tufekci, Effy Vayena, james Wahutu, and Dorothy Zinberg.
Returning as affiliates:
Rediet Abebe, Doaa Abu-Elyounes, Titi Akinsanmi, David Arney, Chinmayi Arun, Elettra Bietti, Susan Bird, Doreen Bogdan, Celina Bottino, Scott Bradner, Tyler Cabot, Bao Kham Chau, Aloni Cohen, Jack Cushman, Jessica Dheere, Ron Dolin, Joan Donovan, Andy Ellis, Jeannette Estruth, Mailyn Fidler, Camille Francois, Nathan Freitas, Mariel Garcia Montes, Dipayan Ghosh, Ben Green, Andrew Gruen, Nicholas-Brie Guarriello, Nikolas Guggenberger, Armando Guio Espanol, Natalie Gyenes, Moritz Hennemann, Lily Hu, Tim Hwang, Jonathan Jackson, Nani Jansen Reventlow, Aida Joaquin Acosta, Amy Johnson, Nathan Kaiser, Jonas Kaiser, Rachel Kalmar, Dragana Kaurin, John Kelly, Danil Kerimi, SJ Klein, Jenny Korn, Vivek Krishnamurthy, Greg Leppert, Yvonne MacPherson, Mary Minow, Patrick Murck, Helmi Noman, Juan Ortiz Freuler, Quentin Palfrey, Sunoo Park, Matthew Pearl, Jonathan Penn, Jonathon Penney, Kathy Pham, Keith Porcaro, Lorrayne Porciuncula, Tenzin Priyadarshi, Alvand Salehi, Elaine Sedenberg, Boaz Sender, Mindy Seu, Beau Sievers, Ram Shankar Siva Kumar, Ben Sobel, Fabro Steibel, Gosia Stergios, John Stubbs, Peter Suber, Joana Varon, Salome Viljoen, Waide Warner, Jordi Weinstock, Amy Zhang, and Adam Ziegler.
Returning as the Fellows Advisory Board:
Judith Donath, Eszter Hargittai, Colin Maclay, Wendy Seltzer, Jake Shapiro, David Weinberger, and Ethan Zuckerman.
About the Berkman Klein Center
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is dedicated to exploring, understanding, and shaping the development of the digitally-networked environment. A diverse, interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, technologists, policy experts, and advocates, we seek to tackle the most important challenges of the digital age while keeping focus on tangible real-world impact in the public interest. Our faculty, fellows, staff, and affiliates conduct research, build tools and platforms, educate others, form bridges and facilitate dialogue across and among diverse communities. More information at www.cyber.harvard.edu