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The Center for Information Technology Policy is an interdisciplinary center at Princeton University. CITP is a nexus of expertise in technology, engineering, public policy, and the social sciences. In keeping with the strong University tradition of service, the Center's research, teaching, and events address digital technologies as they interact with society.

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The Center for Information Technology Policy is an interdisciplinary research center at Princeton University that sits at the crossroads of engineering, the social sciences, law, and policy. We are seeking applicants for various residential visiting positions. We are happy to hear from anyone working at the intersection of digital technology and public life, including experts…
We’re excited to announce the CITP technology policy clinic, a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary project to engage students and scholars in the policy process in hands-on style. The clinic will be supported by a generous alumni gift. We’re looking to hire a Clinic Lead, an experienced policy professional to lead the clinic. The Clinic Lead will be…
On Thursday, October 11, 2018, the U.S. Senate confirmed Ed Felten, the director of CITP and the Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs, as a member to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, a bipartisan agency within the executive branch. For more information, please see Steven Schultz’ article on the…
CITP is pleased to announce its participation in the University Blockchain Research Initiative, a new program founded by Ripple to support academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. CITP will receive a multi-year, multi-million dollar commitment from Ripple to support research and fund graduate fellowships, postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars.…
The Center for Information Technology Policy is an interdisciplinary research center at Princeton University that sits at the crossroads of engineering, the social sciences, law, and policy. We are seeking applicants for various residential visiting positions and for non-residential affiliates. We are happy to hear from anyone working at the intersection of digital technology and…
Princeton professors Ed Felten and Alan Krueger are part of a new coalition for the Rework American Task Force to help transform American’s labor market to a more skills-driven model. “Artificial intelligence and automation have tremendous potential to increase prosperity, save lives and address social problems. At the same time, they will change the workplace…
Please welcome our new Associate Director Tithi Chattopadhyay. Tithi started with CITP on Monday, September 25th. Her interests include analyzing and developing information and communication technology (ICT) regulatory frameworks, non-governmental forms of coordination and socio-economic impacts of digital technologies. She spent the last few years working with higher education institutions, local leaders, state leaders and…
If you’re new to CITP, welcome to our community! If you’re returning, welcome back! We’re looking forward to another interesting and eventful year. I’m happy to be back at CITP after a tour of duty at the White House, and I’m especially grateful to Nick Feamster for his leadership in continuing to grow and broaden…
Professor Nick Feamster and computer science students, Daniel Wood, Gudrun Jonsdottir and Rohan Doshi, were recently sponsored by the Computer Research Association (CRA) to attend the Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) at the 23rd Annual Capitol Hill Exhibition. The goal of the exhibition is to show Congress members how important funding by the National…
Congratulations to Ed Felten, who has been unanimously elected to The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) Board of Directors. CITP’s deputy director, Nick Feamster, is a member of the CDT’s advisory council. “CDT’s advocacy has always focused on the rights of the individual, and our new board members have worked across government, industry, and…