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  1. Joanne Cheung

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    Joanne Cheung is a Lecturer at Stanford School of Engineering and UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. She previously served as a Director at the global design firm IDEO, leading its Racial Justice Impact Fund and a portfolio of social impact projects with partners including Project Drawdown, City of San José Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Knight Foundation, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. During her Fellowship at the Berkman Klein Center in 2017–2018, she helped organize the Ethical Tech Working Group, which culminated in a recently published special issue of the Journal of Social Computing, “Technology Ethics in Action: Critical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives.” Her work has been exhibited internationally and featured in Wallpaper, Wired, Fast Company, and the New York Times Magazine. Joanne holds a M.Arch from Harvard Graduate School of Design, a MFA from Bard Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, and a BA from Dartmouth College, where she was a Davis UWC Scholar. www.joannekcheung.com

  2. Toni Gardner

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    Toni Gardner is a Program Coordinator for Berkman Klein Center’s Institute for Rebooting Social Media.

     

    Toni is a Licensed Master of Social Work, having graduated from the Columbia University School of Social Work (CSSW). During her time at CSSW, she focused on contemporary social issues and the ways in which these issues are both exacerbated and alleviated by technology and social media. Under the direction of Dr. Desmond U. Patton, she served as a research fellow with SAFElab, where she coordinated multiple youth and young adult-centered programs, including Columbia University’s AI4ALL.

     

    A Jersey-girl at heart, Toni received her B.A. in Social Work from Seton Hall University, where she also minored in musical theatre. She has performed in New York City and around the United States in various staged productions, most notably the National Tour of The Magic Treehouse: LIVE!. She hopes to continue to combine her social work and theatre backgrounds to find creative and innovative ways to increase diversity, equity, and social justice in technology and beyond.

  3. Jordi Weinstock

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    Jordi Weinstock has served as a Lecturer at Harvard Law School in Internet & Society: the Technologies and Politics of Control, Medical Artificial Intelligence: Ethics, Law, & Policy, Autonomous Vehicles and the Law, and Programming For Lawyers. He has also appeared as a guest lecturer for Anatomy of a Copyright Case, Torts, Contemporary Issues in Foreign Intelligence Gathering, Digital Platforms, Cyberlaw and Intellectual Property: Advanced Problem Solving Workshop, and MIT’s the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence. He is the co-author of a forthcoming casebook on tort law from MIT Press along with Jonathan Zittrain.

     

    Outside of legal academia, Jordi has offered guidance and advice to a wide array of projects at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, and the Law School at large. Representative projects include the Assembly at the Berkman Klein Center, the H2O digital casebook platform, and the Webby award-winning Perma.cc citation archiving project.

     

    He has also appeared as a guest lecturer at the Harvard Medical School on patient perspectives on neurological illness and is an advocate for the Multiple Sclerosis community.

  4. Will Marks

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    Will Marks is the Senior Research Coordinator for Jonathan Zittrain. He researches content moderation, privacy and surveillance, the politics of disinformation, and the ethics and governance of AI. Will works or has worked on BKC projects such as Rebooting Social Media, the Assembly Program, and the Digital Pandemic Response. Will also aids Professor Zittrain in his research and is a Teaching Assistant in his courses.

     

    Will holds a BA in Political Science and History from Yale College, where he studied the intersection of technology and the politics of oppression and resistance.

  5. Jonathan Zittrain

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    Jonathan Zittrain is the George Bemis Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Professor of Computer Science at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Director of the Harvard Law School Library, and Co-Founder of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

     

    His research interests include the ethics and governance of artificial intelligence; battles for control of digital property; the regulation of cryptography; new privacy frameworks for loyalty to users of online services; the roles of intermediaries within Internet architecture; and the useful and unobtrusive deployment of technology in education.

     

    Zittrain established the Assembly Program, a three-track fellowship program that convenes cohorts of experts, professionals, and students to develop solutions to complex technology policy issues, including those in cybersecurity, AI, and online disinformation. He also championed the development of the Caselaw Access Project, which has expanded free public access to U.S. case law.

     

    Zittrain is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Board of Directors of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He has served on the Board of Advisors for Scientific American, as a Trustee of the Internet Society, and as a Forum Fellow of the World Economic Forum, which named him a Young Global Leader. He was the Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at the Federal Communications Commission, where he chaired the Open Internet Advisory Committee. His book, The Future of the Internet ─ And How to Stop It, predicted the end of general purpose client computing and the corresponding rise of new gatekeepers. It is available from Yale University Press and Penguin UK, and under a Creative Commons license. That and other works may be found at <http://www.jz.org>.

  6. James Mickens

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    James Mickens is an associate professor of computer science at Harvard University. His research focuses on the performance, security, and robustness of large-scale distributed web services.

     

    For example, his Riverbed project explores how to use trusted hardware and new OS interfaces to allow users to constrain how datacenters manipulate sensitive data.

     

    Mickens received a B.S. degree in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Michigan. Before coming to Harvard, he spent six years as a researcher at Microsoft, and a semester as a visiting professor at MIT.

     

    He is also the creator of Mickens-do, a martial art so deadly that he refuses to teach it to anyone (including himself).

  7. Sarah Newman

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    Sarah Newman is Director of Art & Education at metaLAB at Harvard and Co-Founder of the Data Nutrition Project. Working at the intersection of research and art, Newman’s work engages with technology’s role in human experience.

    In addition to her art practice, she is also an educator, where she uses creative materials to address interdisciplinary research problems. Newman’s work has been exhibited in New York, San Francisco, Berlin, Rome, and London, and she has held artist residencies in Germany, Sweden, and Italy. Newman’s work with the Data Nutrition Project includes designing tools and practices for responsible AI development, and leading the team’s research and educational initiatives. Newman holds a BA in Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis and an MFA in Imaging Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Recent fellowships and awards include: Berkman Klein Fellow, AI Grant Fellow, Harvard Assembly Fellow, Fellow at the Royal Society of Art, Rockefeller Bellagio Resident, and artist-in-residence at Northeastern University. She is a current grantee of the National Endowment for the Arts working on a project on technology and criminal justice.