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.

Matthew Battles

Matthew Battles is associate director of metaLAB at Harvard, where he develops design interventions, media provocations, and technology projects in collaboration with a team of architects, web designers, scholars and artists.

Ryan Budish

Ryan Budish is a Senior Researcher at the Berkman Center. Ryan joined the Berkman Center in 2011 as a Fellow and the Project Director of Herdict. In his time at Berkman, Ryan has contributed policy and legal analysis to a number of projects and reports, and he has led several significant initiatives relating to Internet censorship, corporate transparency about government surveillance, and multistakeholder governance mechanisms.


Sebastian Diaz

Director of Technology

Sebastian Diaz is the Berkman Center's Directory of Technology. He guides the Berkman Center's IT enterprise through a landscape of ever changing technology and priorities.

Reinhard Engels

Reinhard Engels is Assistant Directory of Information Technology at the Berkman Center. He gives an outstanding group of software engineers room to do what they do best and flatters himself that he hasn't quite forgotten how to code.


Rob Faris

Research Director for the Berkman Center

Rob Faris joined the Berkman Center in May 2006. His work is focused on carrying out a global study of Internet censoring practices covering 35 countries in conjunction with colleagues at the OpenNet Initiative.


Rebekah Heacock Jones

Rebekah Heacock Jones is a Senior Project Manager at the Berkman Center, where she works on Internet Monitor, the Digital Public Library of America planning initiative, the OpenNet Initiative, and a number of other projects.


Vivek Krishnamurthy

Vivek Krishnamurthy is a Clinical Instructor in Harvard Law School's Cyberlaw Clinic. He specializes in the international aspects of internet governance and on the human rights challenges associated with offering new internet-based services in different legal environments around the world.

Tiffany Lin

Tiffany Lin is a Research Associate at the Berkman Center. She supports research and project activities for cybersecurity and Internet Monitor related projects.

David O'Brien

David O’Brien is a Senior Researcher at the Berkman Center, where he leads the Berkman Center’s efforts on Cybersecurity and the Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data project.

Peter Suber

Peter Suber is an independent policy strategist for open access to scientific and scholarly research literature. Most of his work consists of research, writing, consulting, and advocacy.

Matt Zagaja

Matt Zagaja is an attorney and hacker from Connecticut. As the Ford Mozilla Technology Exchange Fellow he is working on the Chilling Effects project.

Amy Aixi Zhang

Amy Aixi Zhang joined as a proud Berktern in the summer of 2015, and now serves as a Project Coordinator supporting research and projects related to Internet governance, digital privacy, and other topics.