Lauren Gelman

Lauren Gelman

Associate Director, Stanford

Lauren Gelman is the associate director of Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society (CIS), where she writes and speaks about the interaction of new technologies and the law, represents clients in internet litigation and advocacy matters, consults with businesses on new technologies, and supervises students in the Cyberlaw Clinic. She also teaches Law, Technology and Privacy at the Law School and is an Adjunct Lecturer in Stanford's School of Engineering. Her current research focuses on the legal implications of technologies that increase citizens' opportunity to participate online.

Prior to joining CIS in 2002, Gelman was corporate counsel for RealNames Corporation. She also spent six years in Washington, DC as the public policy director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and as the associate director of Public Policy for ACM, the largest association of computer scientists in the world.

Gelman received a B.S. in Biology and Society from Cornell University, an M.S. in Science, Technology, and Public Policy from George Washington University, and her law degree from Georgetown University. She served on the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Secure Flight Working Group at the Department of Homeland Security.

She currently sits on the board of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, blogs at http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blogs/gelman/, and is a member of the California Bar.

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