GOSLS: Advisory Board

Chinmayi Arun is an Indian lawyer and scholar and the Executive Director of the Information Society Project and a Research Scholar at Yale Law School. Before arriving at Yale, Arun was Assistant Professor of Law at two of the most highly regarded law schools in India. During that time, she also founded and led the Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University Delhi. Arun has served as a Human Rights Officer (temporary appointment) at the United Nations.

Nate Cardozo is an American privacy and civil rights lawyer. He spent much of his career as a staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where his portfolio included cybersecurity, privacy litigation, and protecting coders’ rights. From 2019 to 2022, he worked in privacy policy in Meta. He recently joined Google as Senior Staff Privacy Engineer working on end-to-end encrypted messaging.

Adam Conner is an American technology and democracy policy leader. He is the vice president for Technology Policy at American Progress. He leads the newly created Technology Policy team as its inaugural vice president with a focus on building a progressive technology policy platform and agenda.

Zoe Darmé is an American Senior Manager at Google Search’s Content & Trust team. Previously she worked as a Business Program Manager with Microsoft, and led Meta’s global outreach efforts for the team tasked with creating Facebook’s Oversight Board. Prior to tech industry, Zoe served in various policy and program capacities with the United Nations’ Department of Peacekeeping Operation and was a policy analyst at the Department of Justice.

Renée DiResta is an American writer and research manager at Stanford Internet Observatory. DiResta has written about pseudoscience, conspiracies, terrorism, and state-sponsored information warfare. She has also served as in advisor to the U.S. Congress on ongoing efforts to prevent online and social media disinformation.

Camille François is a French researcher working on digital disinformation and cyber security, and formerly served as the principal researcher at Jigsaw and was the chief innovation officer at Graphika, a company providing insights on social media landscapes. She is currently serving as the first Global Director of Trust & Safety at Niantic, designing their operations and systems for XR products.

Katie Harbath is an American policy leader specializing at the intersection of elections, democracy, and technology. She is chief executive of Anchor Change, director of technology and democracy for the International Republican Institute, and is also a fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, the Integrity Institute and a nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council.

Dia Kayyali
 is Associate Director of Advocacy at Mnemonic, and formerly worked at WITNESS and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. They served as co-chair for the Advisory Network to the Christchurch Call for two years and is on the Advisory Board for OnlineCensorship.org and the TRUE (Trust in User Evidence) Project.

Kate Klonick
 (Chair) is an American lawyer and journalist, an Associate Professor at St. John’s School of Law, and an Affiliate Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project and Brookings Institution. Her writing has appeared most recently in the Harvard Law ReviewYale Law JournalGeorgetown Law JournalNew YorkerNew York TimesWashington Post, and The Atlantic. For the 2022-2023 academic year she is a Visiting Scholar at Harvard’s Institute for Rebooting Social Media.

Sahar Massachi researches the political economy of tech giants, disruptions to information ecosystems, and design principles for better social media. He is co-founder and executive director of the Integrity Institute.

Jacob Mchangama is a Danish lawyer, human-rights advocate, and recent author of Free Speech: A History from Socrates to Social Media (Basic Books 2022). He is the founder and director of Justitia, a Copenhagen-based think tank focusing on human rights, freedom of speech, and the rule of law. For six years he served as chief legal counsel at CEPOS.

Julie Owono is a French and Cameroonian lawyer. As of 2021, she serves as executive director of Internet Sans Frontières, and as an inaugural member of Meta’s independent Oversight Board. She also is the Executive Director of the Content Policy & Society Lab, a project of the Program on Democracy and the Internet at Stanford University.

Ifeoma Ozoma
 is an American public policy specialist and technology industry equity advocate. She worked at Google, Facebook, and finally, Pinterest, from which Ozoma resigned and spoke out about mistreatment and racial discrimination she alleged she experienced there. She co-authored the Silenced No More Act, to protect employees who have signed non-disclosure agreements, which was signed into California law in 2021.

Sarah T. Roberts is an American author and scholar in the areas of internet culture, content moderation, social media, and digital labor and an Associate Professor of Information Studies at UCLA, and an author and scholar Her book, Behind the Screen: The Hidden Digital Labor of Commercial Content Moderation (Yale UP 2019), is considered one of the earliest and most influential works exposing the world of commercial content moderation at speech platforms.

Nicolas Suzor is an Australian lawyer and scholar and a Professor at the Law School at Queensland University of Technology, and a Chief Investigator of QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society. He is a member of the inaugural Meta Oversight Board and the author of Lawless: the secret rules that govern our digital lives (Cambridge UP 2019). 

Dave Willner is the Head of Product Policy at Open AI governing both UGC and API access. From 2018 to 2021 he was the Director of Community Policy at AirBnB. Most notably, he was Head of the inaugural Trust & Safety at Facebook from 2004 until 2015.