Kate Crawford

Co-founder, Director of Research

Meredith Whittaker

Co-founder, Executive Director

Mariah Peebles

Director of Strategy & Operations

Rashida Richardson

Director of Policy Research

Julia Bloch Thibaud

Program Associate

Gretchen Marina Krueger

Program Associate

Varoon Mathur

Technology Fellow

Casey Gollan

Program Associate

Sarah Myers West

Postdoctoral Researcher

Elizabeth Kaziunas

Postdoctoral Researcher

Roel Dobbe

Postdoctoral Researcher


Wendy Chun

Visiting Professor

Heather Dewey-Hagborg

Artist Fellow

Trevor Paglen

Artist Fellow

Jer Thorp

Writer in Residence

NYU Area Leads

Jane Anderson

Anthropology & Archival Studies

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Museum Studies

Sukti Dhital

Human Rights

Deputy Director, Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights

R. Luke DuBois


Co-Director, Integrated Digital Media, NYU Tandon

Lisa Gitelman

Historical Epistemology

Professor of Media and English

Margaret Satterthwaite

Human Rights

Professor of Clinical Law; Faculty Director, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice Director, Global Justice Clinic; Faculty Director, Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights

Jason Schultz

Law & Policy

Professor of Clinical Law; Director, Technology Law & Policy Clinic; Co-Director, Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy

Rob Seamans

Labor & Competition Policy

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations

Vincent Southerland

Criminal Justice

Executive Director, Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law

Advisory Board

Sunny Bates

Founder and CEO

Sunny Bates Associates

Julie Brill

Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Global Privacy and Regulatory Affairs


Ryan Calo

Co-founder, University of Washington Tech Policy Lab

University of Washington School of Law

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

Justice, Supreme Court of California

Advisory Board Chair, AI Now Institute

Cynthia Dwork

Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science, Harvard Paulson School of Engineering

Radcliffe Alumnae Professor, Radcliffe Institute

Peter Galison

Pellegrino University Professor in History of Science and Physics

Harvard University

Sherrilyn Ifill

President and Director-Counsel

NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Julie Samuels

Executive Director


Lucy Suchman

Professor, Anthropology of Science and Technology

Lancaster University

Mustafa Suleyman

Co-founder and Head of Applied AI

DeepMind Technologies

Nicole Wong


NWong Strategies

Academic Council

Mike Ananny

USC Annenberg

Solon Barocas

Cornell University

Genevieve Bell

3A Institute at Australian National University

Geoffrey Bowker

UC Irvine

Benjamin Bratton

UC San Diego

Simone Browne

University of Texas at Austin

Finn Brunton

New York University

Jenna Burrell

UC Berkeley

Wendy Chun

Brown University

Danielle Citron

University of Maryland School of Law

Julie Cohen

Georgetown Law

Paul Dourish

UC Irvine

Andrew Ferguson

UDC David A. Clarke School of Law

Lisa Gitelman

New York University

Sara Hendren

Olin College of Engineering

Lilly Irani

UC San Diego

Matthew Jones

Columbia University

Ian Kerr

University of Ottawa

Karen Levy

Cornell University

Lev Manovich

City University of New York

Shannon Mattern

The New School

Eden Medina

Indiana University, Bloomington

Arvind Narayanan

Princeton University

Alondra Nelson

Social Science Research Council and Columbia University

Safiya Umoja Noble

USC Annenberg

Jussi Parikka

University of Southampton

Frank Pasquale

University of Maryland School of Law

Jack Qiu

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Christian Sandvig

University of Michigan

Natasha Schüll

New York University

Robert Sparrow

Monash University

Jonathan Sterne

McGill University

Fred Turner

Stanford University

Hanna Wallach

University of Massachusetts Amherst and Microsoft Research

Ken Wark

The New School

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