People

Berkman represents a network of faculty, fellows, students, entrepreneurs, lawyers, and virtual architects working to identify and engage with the challenges and opportunities of cyberspace.

Christopher Bavitz

Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Managing Director, Cyberlaw Clinic
Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Christopher T. Bavitz is Managing Director of Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic, based at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society. He is also a Clinical Professor of Law at HLS, where he co-teaches the Counseling and Legal Strategy in the Digital Age seminar and teaches the seminar, Music & Digital Media.

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Yochai Benkler

Jack N. and Lillian R. Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Harvard Law School
Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Yochai Benkler is the Jack N. and Lillian R. Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Harvard Law and a Faculty Co-Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society. He writes about the Internet and the emergence of networked economy and society, as well as the organization of infrastructure, such as wireless communications.

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Susan Crawford

Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Fellow, Roosevelt Institute
Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Susan Crawford is a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, and a co-director of the Berkman Center. She is the author of Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age, and a contributor to Bloomberg View and Wired. She served as Special Assistant to the President for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy (2009) and co-led the FCC transition team between the Bush and Obama administrations. She is a member of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Advisory Council on Technology and Innovation.

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John Deighton

Harold M. Brierley Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

John Deighton studies online and social network marketing, and business institutions and practices that make use of personally identifiable data.

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William Fisher

WilmerHale Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Harvard Law School
Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

William Fisher is a Berkman Center Director. He is the WilmerHale Professor of Intellectual Property Law at Harvard Law School and he specializes in intellectual property law and American legal history.

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Urs Gasser

Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School
Executive Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Dr. Urs Gasser is the Berkman Center's Executive Director, where his research and teaching focuses on information law and policy and the interaction between law and innovation.

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Charles Nesson

William F. Weld Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Founder and Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Charles Nesson is a Berkman Center Founder and Faculty Co-Director. He is the William F. Weld Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

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Felix Oberholzer-Gee

Andreas Andresen Professor of Business Administration in the Strategy Unit, Harvard Business School
Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Felix Oberholzer-Gee is the Andreas Andresen Professor of Business Administration in the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School.

John Palfrey

Head of School at Phillips Academy, Andover
Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

John is the Head of School at Phillips Academy, Andover. His research and teaching focus on new media and learning. He has written extensively on Internet law, intellectual property, and the potential of new technologies to strengthen democracies locally and around the world.

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Jeffrey Schnapp

Professor of Romance Languages & Literature, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Director, metaLAB (at) Harvard
Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Jeffrey is Professor of Romance Languages & Literature, on the teaching faculty of Harvard’s Graduate School of Design,and is the faculty director of metaLAB (at) Harvard.

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Stuart Shieber

James O. Welch, Jr. and Virginia B. Welch Professor of Computer Science, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Stuart Shieber is the James O. Welch, Jr. and Virginia B. Welch Professor of Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University and is a Faculty Director at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

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Mark Wu

Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Mark Wu is an Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a Director of the Berkman Center. His work focuses on international trade and international intellectual property matters.

Jonathan Zittrain

George Bemis Professor of International Law, Harvard Law School | Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Professor of Computer Science, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Co-Founder, Director, and Faculty Chair, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

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, Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources at the Harvard Law School Library, and co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.