Technology policy researchers and experts who wish to have a formal affiliation with CITP, but cannot be in residence in Princeton, may apply to become a CITP Affiliate. The affiliation typically will last for two years. Affiliates do not have any formal appointment at Princeton University.
Applicants should email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send a current curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing background and interest in the program.
Joanna Bryson was a visiting fellow at CITP from 2015 to 2016, and a reader (associate professor) at the University of Bath. During her time at CITP she had broad academic interests in the structure and utility of intelligence, both natural and artificial. She has been publishing on AI ethics since 1998, and been engaged in AI policy in the UK since coauthoring the 2011 “EPSRC Principles of Robotics”. Her sabbatical project, “Public Goods and Artificial Intelligence”, included both basic research in human sociality and experiments in technological interventions. She holds degrees in Psychology from Chicago and Edinburgh, and in Artificial Intelligence from Edinburgh and MIT.
Kelvin Chen helps the Federal Reserve Board understand fintech developments and navigate the regulatory and policy issues they raise. Previously, Kelvin was the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Program Manager for Emerging Payments, where he was the Bureau’s point person for understanding payment-related technologies domestically and abroad. In prior roles, Kelvin advised former Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez on consumer protection issues and was a litigator in the New York offices of Morrison & Foerster LLP and Cadwalader LLP, where his work included digital copyright litigation and counseling. Kelvin studied Systems Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania (’00) and attended New York University School of Law (’04).
Professor Karen Eltis is on faculty (professeure titulaire) at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa. A past Director of the Human Rights Centre, Karen specializes in the impact of new technology on constitutional rights and democracy from a comparative perspective, with special emphasis on privacy. She served as Senior Advisor to the National Judicial Institute and has taught at Columbia Law School, McGill University, University of Montreal (Faculty of Medicine), and Tel Aviv University (Israel).
Fluent in French, English, Hebrew, Spanish and Romanian and proficient in German and Italian, Professor Eltis holds law degrees from McGill University, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Columbia Law School (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar). She clerked for Chief Justice Aharon Barak of the Supreme Court of Israel.
Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Ottawa, Karen was a litigation associate in New York City, focusing on International Dispute Resolution.
Her research on privacy was recently cited by the Supreme Court of Canada (in A.B. v. Bragg, 2012). Karen’s latest book is titled “Courts, Litigants and the Digital Age” (Irwin Law, 2012); A second edition supported by the CIRA grant is forthcoming in 2016.
Dipayan Ghosh is a senior advisor to U.S. CTO Megan Smith at the White House, where he focuses on technology and economic policy issues in areas including open Internet; big data, privacy, and the preservation of civil liberties in the digital realm; the advancement of educational technology; and the role of technology infrastructures in global aid and development. Dipayan received his doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from Cornell University, where he studied privacy issues in cyber-physical systems.
Seda Gürses is currently a visiting research collaborator at CITP. She was a postdoctoral research associate with CITP from 2015-2016. She works on privacy and requirements engineering, privacy enhancing technologies and surveillance. Prior to her time here she was a post-doctoral fellow at the Media, Culture and Communications Department at NYU Steinhardt and at the Information Law Institute at NYU Law School, where she was also part of the Intel Science and Technology Center on Social Computing. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Leuven, where she was a member of the Privacy and Identity Management Group at COSIC in the Department of Electrical Engineering.
Mark Hass is a professor of practice at Arizona State University’s communications and business schools. In addition to teaching, he is currently researching and writing about the privacy implications of data-driven marketing strategies. He is a former senior marketing executive, having worked as U.S. CEO of Edelman, the world’s largest public relations firm, and the global CEO of MS&L, a top-ten PR firm that is part of the French marketing conglomerate, Publicis Groupe.
Earlier in his career, Mark was an entrepreneur, having launched and sold two digital marketing firms, and a journalist, having worked as an editor and reporter at The Miami Herald and The Detroit News.
David S. Levine is an Associate Professor at Elon University School of Law and an Affiliate Scholar at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. He is also the founder and host of Hearsay Culture on KZSU-FM (Stanford University), an information policy, intellectual property law and technology talk show that was named a top five podcast in the American Bar Association’s Blawg 100 of 2008. His research focuses on technology and intellectual property law and policy, specifically information flows and systems in lawmaking and regulatory processes and intellectual property law’s impact on public and private secrecy, transparency and accountability. He is also active in advocacy and policy arenas ranging from international trade law to hydraulic fracturing regulation.
Tiffany Li is Commercial Counsel at General Assembly, the global education institution. She is also a fellow with the Internet Law & Policy Foundry and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPT and CIPM). She holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a Global Law Scholar, and a B.A. from University of California Los Angeles, where she was a Norma J. Ehrlich Alumni Scholar.
Li is also an affiliate with the UC Berkeley Center for Technology Society & Policy, and a Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board Member for the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Li’s past experience includes legal positions at the Wikimedia Foundation (Wikipedia), Ask.com, Amazon, the U.S. Department of State, and the Federal Communications Commission.
Her research interests include: privacy, intellectual property, Big Data, artificial intelligence, and other tech law and policy topics.
Bill Marino is an attorney, a computer scientist, and a researcher for the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts, a partnership between professors at Cornell, University of Maryland, and UC-Berkeley. Bill holds a M.Eng. in Computer Science from Cornell, a JD from Columbia Law, and a BA in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale. Previously, Bill was a litigation associate at Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson and the Data Science Fellow at Mashable.
Andrea M. Matwyshyn is a visiting reseach collaborator at CITP and a professor of law at Northeastern University School of Law. In 2014-15, Matwyshyn was CITP’s Microsoft Visiting Professor of Information Technology Policy and a faculty affiliate of the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. In 2014, she served as the Senior Policy Advisor and Academic in Residence at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. She has previously held appointments at the the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University School of Law and the University of Florida Levin College of Law, as well as visiting appointments or affiliations at the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, Singapore Management University, Indian School of Business and University of Notre Dame. Prior to entering academia, she was a corporate attorney in private practice, focusing her work on technology transactions.
Professor Matwyshyn has testified in front of Congress on issues of information security regulation and is frequently quoted by both U.S. and international media outlets on matters of information technology, data security, and privacy law and policy.
Sam Ransbotham is an associate professor in the Information Systems Department at Boston College, as well as editor for MIT Sloan Management Review’s Artificial Intelligence initiative. In 2014, he was awarded an NSF CAREER Award for his analytics-based research in information security. Prior to his joining the faculty at Boston College, Ransbotham founded a software company with a globally diverse client base. Sam holds a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering, an MBA, and a Ph.D. all from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Joel Reidenberg is a visiting research collaborator at CITP and a professor at Fordham Law School where he is a leading international scholar in internet law, privacy, and cybersecurity. Reidenberg was CITP’s inaugural Microsoft Visiting Professor of Information Technology Policy for 2013-2014. While visiting CITP, he will collaborate on research with the CITP community and teach an undergraduate course on internet law and policy. At Fordham he holds the Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Chair, and he is the Founding Academic Director of the Center on Law and Information Policy. He received his A.B. from Dartmouth, J.D. from Columbia and PhD from the Universite de Paris-Sorbonne.
Raúl Rojas is a Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany. He has been developing intelligent systems since 1986. His team of soccer robots won the World Championship in 2004 and 2005. In 2006, Prof. Rojas’ team started instrumenting autonomous cars. His vehicles have been licensed for city traffic and have been driving in Berlin’s streets since 2012. Prof. Rojas is a Member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences and is the recipeint of Berlin’s Technology Prize for 2008.
Julia Stoyanovich is an assistant professor of Computer Science at Drexel University, where she directs the Database Research Group. She was previously a postdoctoral researcher and a Computing Innovations Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Julia holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Columbia University, and a B.S. in Computer Science and in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Julia’s research focuses on fairness, neutrality and transparency in data analysis, and on management and analysis of preference data. Her work has been supported by NSF, BSF and Google.