Alicia Solow-Niederman joined the Berkman community in September 2011, beginning work as a research assistant for Professor Jonathan Zittrain before transitioning to her current position as project manager. As project manager, Alicia's portfolio includes Media Cloud (with a particular emphasis on Controversy Mapping) and the Student Privacy Initiative as well as research on information quality with Executive Director Urs Gasser and ad hoc networks with Prof. Zittrain.
Alicia received her B.A. degree with Distinction in Communication and Political Science from Stanford University in June 2011. At Stanford, she pursued research on issues pertaining to accountability in journalism, assessment of political campaigns, and the use of Internet technology in revolutionary movements. In her free time, she enjoys indulging her addictions to running, Ashtanga yoga, crossword puzzles, and coffee. In fall 2014, she looks forward to starting her next chapter as a 1L at Harvard Law School.