Katherine Strandburg

Katherine Strandburg (Director)

Katherine Strandburg specializes in innovation policy and information privacy law, focusing on the interplay between social behavior and technological change.  She has authored amicus briefs to the Supreme Court and federal appellate courts on these issues. Recent publications include a First Amendment critique of “metadata" surveillance and the co-edited book, Governing Knowledge Commons. Professor Strandburg graduated with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard D. Cudahy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Prior to her legal career, she was a physicist at Argonne National Laboratory, having received her Ph.D. from Cornell University and conducted postdoctoral research at Carnegie Mellon.

Florencia Marotta-Wurgler

Florencia Marotta-Wurgler (Faculty Fellow)

Florencia Marotta-Wurgler teaches and does research on Internet and consumer standard form contracts, and privacy. Her published research has addressed online standard form contracting with delayed disclosure, contracting in the presence of seller market power, and dispute resolution clauses in consumer standard form contracts. Her current research focuses on a large empirical project on online privacy policies, disclosure, and the effectiveness of the Federal Trade Commission's enforcement actions against firms for privacy violations. She has participated in FTC hearings, testified before the US Senate, and presented her scholarship at more than 125 conferences and universities around the world.

Ira Rubinstein

Ira Rubinstein (Faculty Fellow)

Ira Rubinstein is a Senior Fellow at the Information Law Institute (ILI), NYU School of Law, and teaches courses in privacy law. His research interests include Internet privacy, surveillance, big data, and Internet security. Rubinstein lectures and publishes widely on issues of privacy and security and has testified before Congress on these topics five times. He previously spent 17 years in Microsoft's law department, most recently as Associate General Counsel, running the Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy group. In 2010, he joined the Board of Directors of the Center for Democracy and Technology. Rubinstein graduated from Yale Law School in 1985.

Jason Schultz

Jason Schultz (Faculty Fellow)

Jason M. Schultz is a Professor of Clinical Law, Director of NYU's Technology Law & Policy Clinic, and Co-Director of the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy. His clinical projects, research, and writing primarily focus on practical frameworks and policy options to help traditional areas of law such as intellectual property, privacy, consumer protection, and civil rights adapt in light of new technologies and the challenges they pose. His most recent work focuses on the social and legal implications of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things.

Thomas Streinz

Thomas Streinz (Faculty Fellow)

Thomas Streinz is the Executive Director of Guarini Global Law & Tech, a Fellow at the Institute for International Law and Justice, and an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University School of Law where he convenes the Guarini Colloquium: Regulating Global Digital Corporations and teaches courses on Global Data Law and Global Tech Law. His research interests include global data/tech law, international economic data law, and global digital infrastructure governance. He co-edited Artificial Intelligence and International Economic Law: Disruption, Regulation, and Reconfiguration (CUP 2021) and other recent publications include Confronting Data InequalityThe Beijing Effect: China’s ‘Digital Silk Road’ as Transnational Data Governance, and the Evolution of European Data Law.

Helen Nissenbaum

Helen Nissenbaum (Faculty Partner, Cornell Tech)

Helen Nissenbaum is Professor of Information Science at Cornell Tech. Her research takes an ethical perspectives on policy, law, science, and engineering relating to information technology, computing, digital media and data science. Topics have included privacy, trust, accountability, security, and values in technology design. Her books include Obfuscation: A User's Guide for Privacy and Protest, with Finn Brunton (MIT Press, 2015) and Privacy in Context: Technology, Policy, and the Integrity of Social Life (Stanford, 2010). Grants from the NSF, AFOSR, and the U.S. DHHS-ONC have supported her work. Recipient of the 2014 Barwise Prize of the American Philosophical Association, Nissenbaum has contributed to privacy-enhancing software, including TrackMeNot and AdNauseam. Nissenbaum holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Stanford University and a B.A. (Hons) in philosophy and mathematics from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Helen is the former director of the Information Law Institute at NYU School of Law and the founder of the Privacy Research Group. 

Michal Shur-Ofry

Michal Shur-Ofry (Visiting Faculty Fellow)

Michal Shur-Ofry is an Associate Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law Faculty, where she researches and teaches in the areas of Intellectual Property, Law and Technology, and Law and Complexity Theory. She received her LL.B. (Magna cum Laude) and Ph.D. from the Hebrew University and her LL.M. from University College London, as a Chevening–Sainer Scholar. Her recent scholarship focuses on the application of insights from complexity and network theory to the design of legal rules and policies. In addition, she explores regulatory responses to the systemic effects of AI, and is also interested in the intersection between law and collective memory. She has authored numerous publications in these areas, and is currently working on a book on “Law and Complexity” (forthcoming with Cambridge University Press).

Sunoo Park

Sunoo Park (Faculty Affiliate, NYU Courant)

Sunoo Park is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Affiliated Interdisciplinary Faculty at the NYU School of Law. Her research is in technology law and policy, with particular interest in the security, privacy, and transparency of digital technologies. In computer science, she does research in cryptography and computer security. She received her J.D. at Harvard Law School, her Ph.D. in computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and her B.A. in computer science at the University of Cambridge.

Aniket Kesari

Aniket Kesari (Faculty Affiliate, Fordham School of Law)

Aniket Kesari is an Associate Professor at Fordham Law School. His research spans law & technology, data science, and public policy. He conducts empirical research on questions in law & tech, and has written about privacy, cybersecurity, trademarks, and algorithmic decisionmaking. Prior to joining Fordham, he was an ILI Fellow. He holds a PhD from UC Berkeley, a JD from Yale, and a BA from Rutgers - New Brunswick.

Albert Fox Cahn

Albert Fox Cahn (ILI Practitioner-in-Residence)

Albert Fox Cahn is the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project's (S.T.O.P.'s) founder and executive director, and he is also a fellow at Yale Law School's Information Society Project and Ashoka.  Albert is a frequent commentator on civil rights, privacy, and technology matters.  He is a contributor to the New York Times, Boston Globe, Guardian, WIRED, Slate, NBC Think, Newsweek, and dozens of other publications.  Albert previously served as an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where he advised Fortune 50 companies on technology policy, antitrust law, and consumer privacy. In addition, to his work at S.T.O.P., Albert serves on the New York Immigration Coalition's Immigrant Leaders Council, the New York Immigrant Freedom Fund's Advisory Council, and is an editorial board member for the Anthem Ethics of Personal Data Collection.  He received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School (where he was an editor of the Harvard Law & Policy Review), and his B.A. in Politics and Philosophy in Brandeis University.

Sebastian Bernthall

Sebastian Benthall (Senior Research Fellow)

Sebastian Benthall is a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences.  He is developing heterogeneous agent modeling techniques to study the relationship between the economy of personal data, the real economy, and the financial system.  He is also interested in software accountability and internet governance.

David Stein

David Stein (ILI Fellow)

David is an ILI Fellow at NYU Law. Before coming to NYU, David spent a decade working in the tech industry, including roles leading cybersecurity and conducting privacy and AI research at Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs, directing the engineering department at Braze, and building products and analytics systems at Dropbox and Foursquare. David studied computer science at MIT, where his research focused on robotics and satellite design.

Kat Geddes

Kat Geddes (ILI Fellow)

Kat Geddes is a joint postdoctoral fellow at NYU School of Law and the Digital Life Initiative at Cornell Tech. She studies the normative incompatibilities between law and data science as competing modes of governance, and competing epistemologies. She recently defended her JSD dissertation, "Computational Prediction: The Co-Evolution of Law and Technology," at NYU School of Law. Prior to academia, Kat worked as a judicial clerk and litigation associate in Sydney, Australia. She holds an LLB/B.Comm from the University of New South Wales, an LLM from Cambridge University, an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and a JSD from NYU Law.

Gabriel Nicholas

Gabriel Nicholas (ILI Resident Affiliate)

Gabriel is a Resident Research Fellow at Center for Democracy & Technology and a Non-Resident Fellow at the NYU Information Law Institute. His research focuses on content moderation, tech competition, and algorithmic explainability. Gabriel holds an M.S. in Information Management and Systems from the UC Berkeley School of Information and a B.S. in Cognitive Science from Tufts University. Previously, he worked as a software engineer.

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Paul Friedl (ILI Affiliate)

Paul Friedl is a JSD candidate and researcher at Humboldt University Berlin and an affiliate at NYU's Information Law Institute. Paul's research focuses on law's impacts on data and internet governance, with a special focus on the governance of AI systems. His publications also address issues of European (public) law as well as human and fundamental rights law. Paul has taught courses on AI governance and German constitutional law. He has passed the first German legal state examination and holds an LL.M. from the European University Institute as well as the degree of Juriste Européen from the European Law School.

 Michael Beauvais

Michael Beauvais (ILI Affiliate)

Michael Beauvais is a doctoral candidate at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. His dissertation explores a legally justified informational privacy interest of children from their parents. Beyond youth privacy, he is interested in how technologies and law structure and mediate interpersonal relationships. He also researches and publishes on privacy and data protection issues in biomedical research where he focuses on international data transfers and European data protection law.

His doctoral work is supported by a Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D) from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and by a fellowship at the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society at the University of Toronto. 

Ben Sobel

Ben Sobel (ILI Affiliate)

Ben Sobel is a lawyer, a scholar of information law, and a postdoctoral fellow at the Digital Life Initiative at Cornell Tech in New York City. His work examines the way digital media, artificial intelligence, and networked devices influence the law of tangible and intellectual property, privacy, competition, and expression—as well as the distribution of wealth and power more generally. Ben previously served as a law clerk to Chief Judge David Barron and Judge Michael Boudin of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and to Judge Pierre Leval of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He has also served as a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School.

Ben’s scholarship has been cited in briefs submitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, and it has been published by the Lewis & Clark Law Review, the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, and Oxford University Press. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.

Sevinj Novruzova

Sevinj Novruzova (ILI Affiliate)

Mrs. Sevinj Novruzova is a Visiting Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar at NYU Law School Information Law Institute. Her current project relates to Comparative analysis of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Russia data protection legal provisions and practices with reference to US Federal Data Protection Act from perspective of sustainable businesses.

She has more than 14 years’ experience in the legal and compliance contexts. She is currently an Adjunct Professor of Khazar University. She has several publications in UK, Turkey, and Azerbaijan. Her recent book has been published in Ankara, Turkey under the name of Duty of Care of Banks in Electronic Banking. She is also contributor on corporate compliance issues to AMCHAM, Turkish Ethics and Integrity Society, Azerbaijan Ethics and Compliance Network, Corruption & Transparency Working Group of the Commission on Business Environment & International Ratings.

Mrs. Novruzova holds a PhD degree in Commercial Law from Selcuk University, Turkey and a master’s degree in international Private Law from Ankara State University, Turkey.

Silvia A. Carretta

Silvia A. Carretta (ILI Affiliate)

Silvia A. Carretta is a joint doctoral candidate at the law faculty of Uppsala University (Sweden) and the Wallenberg Graduate School on AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program - Humanities and Society (WASP-HS). She is also a fellow at the Digital Life Initiative at Cornell Tech (USA). 

Silvia’s research studies the accountability of artificial intelligence under the lens of private law and, in particular, the impact of algorithmic online content moderation on users’ fundamental rights. She regularly lectures in advanced courses at the law faculty and has several publications around her research interests (which include intellectual property law, law and technology, and private law issues connected to upcoming AI shifts in society).

As a scholar-practitioner, Silvia acts as Chief Legal Officer for Women in AI, a global do-tank working towards gender-inclusive AI. She has been a member of the Milan Bar Association since 2017. Silvia holds a Law degree and an LL.M. in Private International Law and Arbitration from the Catholic University of Milan (Italy) as well as an LL.M. in European Intellectual Property Law from Stockholm University (Sweden).

Neli Frost

Neli Frost (ILI Affiliate)

Neli Frost is a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. She researches at the intersection of public (and international) law, technology, and democratic jurisprudence, with a particular interest in the ways in which digital and artificial intelligence technologies disrupt democratic principles, structures, and institutions. She received her Ph.D. in Law from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the University of Oxford, she was a Hauser Global Fellow at NYU School of Law.

Stav Zeitouni

Stav Zeitouni (JSD Fellow)

Stav is a JSD candidate at NYU Law and visiting fellow at Yale Law School's Information Society Project. She holds an LLM in Legal Theory from NYU, where she was a recipient of the David H. Moses Memorial Prize. Prior to her graduate studies, she received her undergraduate degree (magna cum laude) in law and psychology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and clerked in the Office of the Attorney General in Israel. Stav's dissertation deals with psychological conceptualizations of privacy and property and their connection to legal concepts, as well as the intersection of copyright and privacy.

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Ngozi Nwanta (JSD Fellow)

Ngozi is a JSD student from Nigeria researching on governance of digital identifiable information in credit markets and their implications for financial inclusion and development. She holds an LLM from NYU Law School during which she worked on grassroot contestations involving digital identification schemes in West Africa as well as data governance platforms involving the use of blockchain as a trust architecture for biometric identification systems. Ngozi has worked with the Doing Business unit of the World Bank as an NYU IFD fellow. Prior to her graduate studies at NYU, she worked as a corporate and dispute resolution lawyer in Nigeria and received a Bachelor of Laws degree (first class honors) from the University of Nigeria.

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Tomer Kenneth (JSD Fellow)

Tomer Kenneth is a JSD Candidate from Israel. He received an LL.M. in Legal Theory from NYU School of Law in 2019, where he was awarded the Dean’s Graduate Award. Before joining NYU, Tomer served as a Clerk for the Hon. Justice Salim Joubran, Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Israel. Tomer completed his first law degree (LL.B., cum laude) from the Interdisciplinary Center (Herzliya, Israel). He served as the Editor of IDC's Law and Business Law Review and held research and teaching assistant positions in various legal fields. Amongst others, Tomer worked with Professor Amnon Rubinstein as a research assistant and book-editor. Mr. Kenneth is a member of the Israeli Bar since 2017 and a JSD Fellow at NYU’s Information Law Institute since 2020. Tomer’s primary academic interests include democratic theories, jurisprudence, epistemology, public law, and law and technology. His doctoral dissertation is titled “Chasing Veritas: A Study of Political-Truths and How to Determine them.” It confronts legal and political challenges posed by the phenomenon of ‘fake news’ and ‘misinformation,’ and explores how democracies should determine the truths upon which political decisions are made.

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Yijiao Wang (JSD Fellow)

Yijiao Wang is a JSD candidate at NYU. She holds an LL.M. in Legal Theory from NYU Law and an LL.B. from the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include intellectual property theories, computational creativity, philosophy of mind, and authorship in AI-assisted work. During her LL.B she worked at Law, Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (LITE) Lab on a collaborative project with FedEx Express on law and automation and together with LITE Lab won the 2022 International Industry Award for Legal Innovation from Corporate Legal Operations Consortium.

Nicholas Tilmes

Nicholas Tilmes (Student Fellow Coordinator)

Nicholas is a JD candidate at NYU Law. His research interests include digital technology regulation and the normative justifications of algorithmic fairness methods. Prior to law school, he spent two years working as Program Manager at the NYU for the Center for Bioethics, focusing on the ethics of AI. In his 1L summer, he interned at the Federal Communications Commission. He holds a master’s degree in Bioethics from NYU and a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Psychology from Cornell University.

Jacob Leiken

Jacob Leiken (Student Fellow and Web Designer)

Jacob is a JD candidate at NYU Law, interested in global technology law. Before law school, he worked as a software engineer at Microsoft on the Windows Engineering System. There, he worked on the full stack of numerous services with an emphasis on developer operations. In his 1L summer, he interned in the Bureau of Internet and Technology at the Office of the New York Attorney General. He graduated from Brown University with an Sc.B. in Computer Science.

Kiana Boroumand

Kiana Boroumand (Student Fellow)

Kiana Boroumand is a JD candidate at the NYU School of Law. Her current research interests include the intersections of data governance and privacy rights. Prior to law school, she attended the University of Bristol as a Fulbright Scholar to the UK and completed a master's degree in Socio-Legal Studies. She holds a bachelor's degree in Sociology and English Literature from the Johns Hopkins University, where she was the recipient of numerous research and academic achievement awards. Her work has appeared in Social Politics (Oxford University Press) and the Yale Law and Political Economy Project.

Cade Mallett

Cade Mallett (Student Fellow)

Cade Mallett is a JD candidate at NYU School of Law. Originally from Los Alamos, New Mexico, Cade received a bachelor’s degree in computer science in 2020 from UCLA. After graduating, he worked on data-driven population health projects at a healthcare software company in Wisconsin, captained the Expunge Assist team of the Hack for Los Angeles civic volunteer group, and became a registered patent practitioner. Cade is currently a Desmarais Scholar and John Sexton Scholar of Law. While at NYU he hopes to pursue interests in open source technology, intellectual property, and digital infrastructure.

Aditya Trivedi
Aditya Trivedi (Student Fellow)
Aditya is a JD candidate at NYU Law. Before coming to NYU, Aditya spent five years working in the technology industry, including roles building cybersecurity products and working in the advertising technology space. He came to law school to study technology regulation and is interested in privacy, antitrust, and intellectual property law. Aditya studied physics and computer science at Princeton and wrote his senior thesis on quantum computing.
Stephanie Shim

Stephanie Shim (Student Fellow)

Stephanie is a JD candidate at the NYU School of Law. Prior to law school, Stephanie’s work centered on patent clearance and litigation. She studied History and East Asian Studies at Stanford where she graduated with University Distinction. Stephanie also worked as a research assistant for the “Non-Practicing Entity (NPE) Litigation Database Project” at the Stanford Law School. Together with her research team, she co-authored a law journal article, grown out of this project, that expanded on a machine learning approach to patent clearance. Driven by her focus on issues surrounding human-computer interaction, privacy compliance, and legal tech, Stephanie is deeply interested in the spaces of technology and intellectual property law.

Jacob Park

Jacob Park (Student Fellow)

Jacob Park is a JD candidate at NYU Law. He came to law school to study intellectual property, privacy, and immigration law, and his interests include surveillance technology, security/privacy threat modeling, and data breach notification laws. A tech enthusiast for over a decade, he has spent several years researching and applying various techniques to enhance his personal digital security and privacy. During 2L spring, he interned at the ACLU's Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. Jacob graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in political science.

Stephanie Chen

Stephanie Chen (Student Fellow)

Stephanie is a JD candidate at NYU School of Law. Prior to law school, she worked for several years as a software engineer in the tech industry. Her interests include privacy, artificial intelligence, and platform governance. She graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. and M.S. in computer science. 

Cooper Aspegren

Cooper Aspegren (Student Fellow)

Cooper Aspegren is a JD Candidate at NYU School of Law. Prior to law school, he worked as a strategy consultant at Accenture, where he used data to recommend customer acquisition and operational improvement strategies for clients in healthcare, life sciences, technology, and consumer goods. He also supported research at the Center for Cybersecurity at the UC Berkeley School of Information into how technology companies disclose privacy risks in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Chicago, and a Master of Information and Data Science from UC Berkeley.

Talya Nevins

Talya Nevins (Student Fellow)

Talya Nevins is a JD candidate at NYU School of Law with an interest in consumer data privacy, state surveillance, and data governance. She graduated from Princeton University in 2018 with an A.B. in Near Eastern Studies. At NYU, she is a Joyce Lowinson scholar with the Institute for International Law and Justice and Co-President of the student advocacy group Rights over Tech.

Rebecca Kahn

Rebecca Kahn (Student Fellow)

Rebecca Kahn is a JD candidate at NYU School of Law with interests in consumer data privacy and labor rights, the intersection of equity and algorithmic governance, and the application of behavioral science to policymaking. She previously worked in cybersecurity/IT for campaigns, as a legislative staffer in Congress, and for a nonprofit focused on reducing bias in AI that offers a certification in responsible AI governance. She graduated from Princeton University in 2018. At NYU, she is in the Furman Public Policy program and is a board member in the student group Rights over Tech.

Tanner Co

Tanner Co (Student Fellow)

Tanner is a JD candidate at NYU School of Law, with interests spanning privacy, intellectual property, artificial intelligence, and data governance. Prior to law school, he worked as a product manager at Nielsen, focusing on media research. At NYU Law, Tanner serves as a Board Member of Rights Over Tech, a student organization dedicated to supporting digital rights. He holds a B.S. from NYU’s Stern School of Business, with co-concentrations in marketing and statistics.

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Jen Kim (Student Fellow)

Jen Kim is a JD candidate at NYU Law. Her research interests include government surveillance oversight, consumer data protection, and privacy compliance. Prior to NYU, she spent two years at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Special Victims Bureau, where she performed forensic analyses of digital devices and social media content. In her 1L summer, she clerked at the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington, D.C. She holds a B.A. in political philosophy, public policy, and law from the University of Virginia. 

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Jerry Wu (Student Fellow)

Jerry is a LLM candidate at NYU School of Law. With a keen interest in privacy and data governance (especially the commercialization of data), he hopes to understand the inner workings of the current digital economy. Before joining NYU, Jerry graduated from Renmin University of China (RUC) Law School and received several honors and scholarships. He had also served in multiple law firms and corporations in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

Inbar Cohen

Inbar Cohen (Student Fellow)

Inbar Cohen is a LLM Candidate at NYU Law. Inbar received her first law degree and Master's degree (magna cum laude), specializing in Law & Technology, from the University of Haifa, Israel. Prior to her graduate studies at NYU, Inbar served as a Clerk for the Hon. Justice Ofer Grosskopf, at the Supreme Court of Israel. She was the Senior Editor of Din U'Dvarim, Haifa Law Review, and held research and teaching assistant positions in various legal fields. Inbar has been a member of the Israeli Bar since 2021 and has worked as a litigator in the area of intellectual property in Israel. Inbar's primary academic interests include Information Law, Governance of AI, digital intellectual Property, and Privacy in a technology-driven age.

Valentina Salas

Valentina Salas (Student Fellow)

Valentina is a Corporate Law LL.M. candidate at NYU Law School. She studied her Law degree at the Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina, and graduated with honors (summa cum laude). Valentina worked both as in-house counsel for a multinational company and as an associate at first-level international law firms. Her practice is mainly oriented to advising tech companies on data privacy, digital sales, consumer law and related matters. Recently she has also participated and advised in several M&A deals. At NYU she hopes to dive deeper into transactional and corporate matters and combine them with her knowledge in the tech-law field to address digital era legal issues with practical, creative, and innovative solutions.

Micah Musser

Micah Musser (Student Fellow)

Micah Musser is a JD candidate at NYU School of Law, with interests in cybersecurity regulation, algorithmic governance, intellectual property, and antitrust. Prior to law school, he worked for three years as a research analyst at the Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), where he wrote on topics including the economics of large language models in influence operations, the policy implications of security vulnerabilities in AI systems, and the technical drivers of AI progress. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Government from Georgetown University.

Roshan Menon

Roshan Menon (Student Fellow)

Roshan is an LLM candidate (Hauser Global Scholar) at the NYU School of Law. He is interested in studying cross-border data flows, and the regulation of non-personal data. Roshan also maintains an ancillary interest in digital identity systems, with a particular focus on the intersection of identity, privacy, and finance. Prior to NYU, Roshan worked with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. (SAMCo) – an IFLR1000: Top Tier firm based out of India. Roshan provided policy and regulatory counsel; his governmental mandates include advising on issues of artificial intelligence, digital asset governance, and GovTech.

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Yeseul Do (Student Fellow)

Yeseul is a JD candidate at NYU Law. Her research interests include antitrust and data privacy regulation, especially surrounding children's privacy. Prior to law school, she worked as a high school special education teacher through Teach for America Hawaii. In her 1L summer, she interned as a Janet D. Steiger Fellow at the State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection. She holds a M.S. Ed in Urban Education from the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education and a B.A. in English and Philosophy from Boston College.


Adele Tassart (Student Fellow)

Adele is a visiting student from Sciences Po Law School where she is pursuing a master’s degree in economic law. She graduated from Lille University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. Adele is particularly interested in the intersection of privacy and tech regulation and human rights, with a particular focus on the EU. While at NYU she hopes to study these topics from a comparative perspective and use the knowledge she acquires for a research project upon her return to France.

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Li-Chin Chang (Student Fellow)

Li-Chin Chang is an LL.M. candidate at NYU School of Law with a profound interest in Privacy Law and Technology Law. Before joining NYU, she obtained her bachelor's degree and first master's degree in Taiwan. Following her graduation, she worked at a law firm for two years and subsequently spent another two years at a financial institution. Based on her prior experiences, she has observed a growing emphasis on privacy, especially in the context of emerging technologies, and she plans to focus her studies in these areas at NYU.

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Julia Strack (Student Fellow)

Julia is an LL.M. candidate at NYU for the Competition, Innovation and Information Law Program, and is a recipient of the Dean's Graduate Award. She holds a Specialization in Business Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), where she also graduated in law with honors. Before joining NYU, she practiced law in her home country, where she coordinated complex litigation cases in the areas of intellectual property and digital law. She also advised several companies, including some of the largest Brazilian pharmaceutical industries, during the process of becoming compliant with the Brazilian Data Protection Regulation. Julia's dissertation for her latest specialization deals with the Liability of Streaming Platforms for Copyright Violations.

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Neeta Maria Stephen (Student Fellow)

Neeta is an LLM candidate at the NYU School of Law. Her interests include human rights, particularly reproductive rights and access to reproductive health procedures. She is interested in understanding the interaction of the right of privacy with issues such as mass surveillance and discrimination as a consequence of personal data. Prior to joining NYU, Neeta interned with a data protection team at a technology oriented law firm to help develop privacy policies for firms and organizations.

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Arna Wömmel (Student Fellow)

Arna Wömmel is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the University of Hamburg, Germany, and a research associate in the German Research Foundation's graduate program in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. She is participating in the Visiting Scholars Program at Columbia Law School this term, and was previously a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University's Data Science Institute. Her research lies at the intersection of behavioral and experimental economics, algorithmic fairness, and human-machine interaction. She holds an M.S. in Business Economics from the Humboldt University of Berlin and a B.S. in Economics from the University of Bayreuth. Prior to academia, Arna worked at a consulting firm in Berlin, where she advised international companies and government institutions on large-scale digital transformations.

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Fabrizio Ortiz (Student Fellow)

Fabrizio Ortiz, currently pursuing an LL.M. at NYU Law, earned his initial law degree from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Mexico. He has experience in the Mexican private sector, where he worked in a law firm specializing in Technology and Personal Data Protection. In this role, he handled litigation for some of the biggest Latin American companies, drafted contracts related to technology operations, and provided assessments to diverse businesses from various sectors to ensure compliance with international privacy standards.

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Molly Pushner (Student Fellow)

Molly is a JD candidate at NYU Law, interested in the intersection of data and the law. Before law school, she worked in data analytics as a federal government consultant as well as a data analyst in politics and at the New York Times. She graduated from Cornell University with a B.S in Applied Economics and Management with a concentration in Business Analytics.

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Paulina Andrews (Student Fellow)

Paulina Andrews is a third year law student at American University Washington College of Law (WCL), where she is the Managing Editor of the flagship law review and won the Egon Guttman Award of Excellence for her performance on the Law Review. She serves as a Dean's Fellow and Myers Fellow for the Legal Research and Writing Department at WCL, assisting Professors teach first year students legal research, writing, and Bluebooking strategies. Paulina is currently pursuing the Health Care Compliance Certificate accredited by the Compliance Certification Board and is clerking for the Department of Health and Human Services. She hopes to continue working in health care compliance and data privacy upon graduation this May.

Marina Garrote

Marina Garrote (Student Fellow)

Marina Garrote is an LLM student at NYU Law whose research interests lie at the intersection of digital rights and social justice. Marina holds a bachelor and master’s degree from Universidade de São Paulo and previously worked at Data Privacy Brazil, a civil society association dedicated to public interest research on digital rights. At NYU, Marina was an extern at Access Now, in their UN Advocacy Team, as part of the Guarini Externship: Global Legal Practice in Digital Society, a Human Rights Scholar at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, researching human rights frameworks for AI regulation, and part of the student organization Rights Over Tech, dedicated to ensuring that technology serves human and civil rights.

ILI Fellow Alums

Student Fellow Alums

  • Kathryn Taylor: 2020-2023 (Student Fellow Coordinator 2022-2023)
  • Andrew Mather: 2021-2022
  • Margarita Boyarskaya: 2021-2022
  • Apurva Panse: 2021-2022
  • Talya Whyte: 2021-2022
  • Molly de Blanc: 2021-2022
  • Corey Berman: 2021-2022
  • Eunice Ju: 2021-2022
  • Maxwell Votey: 2021-2022
  • Nicholas Tonchkens: 2021-2022
  • Danya Amir: 2021-2022
  • Lokesh Bulcahndani: 2021-2022
  • Uria Beeri: 2021-2022
  • Lorna Mosher: 2021-2022
  • Sergi Galvez Duran: 2021-2022
  • Natasha Petrof: 2021-2022
  • Ge'ez Engidashet: 2021-2022
  • Raisa Adila Andomi: 2021-2022
  • Chirag Jain: 2021-2022
  • Val Bianchi-Demicheli: 2021-2022
  • Chen Shaham Assia: 2021-2022
  • Jacob Golan: 2020-2021
  • Jacob Apkon: 2018-2021
  • Thomas McBrien: 2018-2021
  • Kuan-Hsin (Grace) Huang: 2018-2020
  • Ginny Kozemczak: 2019-2020
  • Cassi Carley: 2018-2019
  • Alexia Ramirez: 2017-2019
  • Nate Tisa: 2017-2018
  • Kathryn Morris: 2017-2018
  • Emiliano Falcon: 2017-2018
  • Paula Kift: 2014-2016
  • Alex Lipton: 2014-2016
  • Robyn Caplan: 2015-2016
  • Clay Venetis: 2015-2016
  • Erin Bansal: 2014-2016
  • Dan Rudofsky: 2014-2016
  • Jaime Madell: 2010-2011
  • Laura Moy: 2010-2011
  • Amanda Conley: 2009-2010
  • Gregory Pomerantz: 2001-2002



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