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CITP’s interdisciplinary tech policy clinic gives our research community the opportunity to contribute to vital policy discussions concerning the role of digital technologies in our society. We engage directly with policy makers to develop state-of-the-art research and we translate that research into practical proposals that advance the public interest. In keeping with Princeton’s commitment to service, the clinic provides nonpartisan research, analysis, and commentary to policy makers, industry participants, journalists, and the public. There is a long tradition of educating public-spirited lawyers through clinical programs; we are building a similar program for the next generation of public-spirited technologists.
Tech Policy Case Studies
The CITP Tech Policy Case Studies series invites domain experts to share the real-world challenges that they confront and investigate how research can help inform their responses. The goal is to provide new avenues for collaborating on impactful research and deepen our understanding of the policy process. If you have ideas for specific projects we can tackle, please contact Mihir Kshirsagar.
Public Interest Technology Summer Fellowship
The PIT Summer Fellowship is aimed at giving rising juniors and seniors first hand experience in how technologists can advance the public interest at the federal, state and local level.
We convene a forum for researchers and policy makers to engage in a detailed discussion of a specific topic under Chatham House rules. In late 2019, we held a day long roundtable discussion with the FTC about regulating online dark patterns. We will restart this program once the health restrictions lift.
Research & Commentary
The clinic is actively engaged in producing research and commentary. Please click here to see our work.
Click here for more information about the student clinic projects.
Mihir Kshirsagar leads the clinic.
Please email for general questions.
In the Matter of Secure Internet Routing, P.S. Docket No. 22-90
Authors: Henry Birge-Lee, Nick Feamster, Mihir Kshirsagar, Prateek Mittal, Jennifer Rexford
Response to Request for Information to the Update of the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan
Authors: Sayash Kapoor, Mihir Kshirsagar, Solon Barocas, Arvind Narayanan, March 2022
RFI Response: National AI Research Resource
Authors: Sayash Kapoor, Mihir Kshirsagar, Arvind Narayanan, September 2021
Endorsement Guides, P204500
Authors: Marshini Chetty, Mihir Kshirsagar, Arunesh Mathur, Jonathan Mayer, Arvind Narayanan, June 2020
Comments on Revised Proposed Regulations Implementing the California Consumer Privacy Act
Authors: Marshini Chetty, Shaanan Cohney, Mihir Kshirsagar, Arunesh Mathur, Jonathan Mayer, Arvind Narayanan, Ross Teixeira, Ari Ezra Waldman, February 2020