10.12.20 —  The Center for Law Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC) at Northeastern Law is pleased to announce the appointment of 42 new faculty affiliates, representing scholars and legal practitioners from institutions around the world. Collectively, their research spans an impressive range of fields and critical issues impacting our world today — from privacy theory and algorithmic auditing to energy justice and civil disobedience.

Welcome to the newest members of CLIC’s growing IP/tech community:

Meryl Alper     
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Northeastern University College of Arts, Media and Design

Yakov Bart       
Associate Professor, Marketing, and Joseph G. Riesman Research Professor, Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School of Business

John Basl         
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Northeastern University College of Social Sciences and Humanities 

Christopher Bavitz       
WilmerHale Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School 

Ryan Calo
Lane Powell and D. Wayne Gittinger Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Law; Faculty Co-Director, University of Washington Tech Policy Lab

Dave Choffnes 
Associate Professor, Northeastern University Khoury College of Computer Sciences

Danielle Citron
Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law

Julie Cohen
Mark Claster Mamolen Professor of Law and Technology, Georgetown Law Center

Kate Crawford 
Distinguished Research Professor, New York University

Candice Delmas           
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Political Science, Northeastern University College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Tina Eliassi-Rad
Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University Khoury College of Computer Sciences

Mary Anne Franks
Professor of Law and Dean’s Distinguished Scholar, University of Miami School of Law

Kirsty Hughes
University Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge

Leslie John
Marvin Bower Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Meg Leta Jones
Associate Professor, Communication, Culture and Technology Department, Georgetown University 

Margot Kaminski
Associate Professor, University of Colorado Law; Director, Privacy Initiative, Silicon Flatirons

Sonia Katyal
Co-Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, and Distinguished Haas Chair, Berkeley Law

Karen Levy   
Assistant Professor, Department of Information Science, Cornell University

Chad Lee-Stronach       
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Northeastern University College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Orly Lobel    
Warren Distinguished Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law 

Kirsten Martin         
William P. and Hazel B. White Center Professor of Technology Ethics, Mendoza School of Business, University of Notre Dame

Kay Mathiesen
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Northeastern University College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Mark McKenna
John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School

Jasmine McNealy
Associate Professor, Department of Telecommunication; Associate Director, Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications

Alan Mislove
Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty, Northeastern University Khoury College of Computer Sciences

James Mourey
Associate Professor of Marketing, Richard H. Driehaus College of Business, DePaul University

Laura Moy
Associate Professor of Law, Georgetown Law

David O’Brien ’09
Senior Researcher and Assistant Research Director for Privacy and Security, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

Taskin Padir
Associate Professor, Northeastern University College of Engineering

Gavin Phillipson
Professor of Law, University of Bristol Law School

Neil Richards   
Koch Distinguished Professor in Law, Washington University School of Law

Ron Sandler
Professor of Philosophy, Northeastern University College of Social Sciences and Humanities 

Andy Sellars
Director, Technology Law Clinic, Boston University School of Law

Evan Selinger   
Professor, Department of Philosophy, Rochester Institute of Technology

Fumio Shimpo 
Professor of Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

Jennie Stephens         
Director, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University College of Social Sciences and Humanities 

Matthew Tokson         
Associate Professor, University of Utah College of Law

Joe Turow        
Robert Lewis Shayon Professor of Communication, University of Pennsylvania Annenberg School for Communication

Anjali Vats       
Associate Professor, Boston College Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Rebecca Wexler
Assistant Professor of Law, Berkeley Law

John Wihbey   
Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Innovation, Northeastern University College of Social Sciences and Humanities  

Christo Wilson
Associate Professor, Northeastern University Khoury College of Computer Sciences

About CLIC

The Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC) combines the study of innovation and creativity with Northeastern University School of Law’s social justice mission. CLIC is a unique environment attracting diverse scholars, lawyers, students, creators, innovators, start-up ventures and established companies to study the regulation of intellectual property and technology with the aim of promoting progress.

Faculty affiliated with CLIC teach courses and conduct research in information security, privacy regulation, entertainment and media law, intellectual property, internet and e-commerce, lawyering and entrepreneurship, and creative communities. Through the School of Law’s signature Cooperative Legal Education Program, CLIC provides guidance to students who seek internships with clients and organizations that are navigating the dynamic world of technology regulation, creative and scientific development, privacy, security and entrepreneurship. 

In recognition of the law school's leadership in this field, U.S. News and World Report ranks Northeastern No. 21 for intellectual property law.

Northeastern's intellectual property program was given an “A” grade in the spring 2019 issue of preLaw magazine. The magazine takes into account a law school’s breadth of curricular offerings when compiling the rankings. Northeastern Law has also been ranked as a Tier 1 “Privacy School” by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). 

About Northeastern University School of Law

The nation’s leader in experiential legal education since 1968, Northeastern University School of Law offers the longest-running, most extensive experience-based legal education program in the country and is a national leader in legal education reform. Founded with cooperative legal education as the cornerstone of its program, Northeastern guarantees its students unparalleled practical legal work experiences. All students participate in full-time legal placements, and can choose from the more than 1,500 employers worldwide participating in the school’s signature Cooperative Legal Education Program. Northeastern University School of Law blends theory and practice, providing students with a unique set of skills and experience to successfully practice law.

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