No. 5 | Digital Life Seminar
Professor Ari Ezra Waldman, a leading authority on law, technology and society, joined Northeastern University’s faculty in 2020 as professor of law and computer science. He directs the School of Law's Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC). Professor Waldman studies asymmetrical power relations created and entrenched by law and technology, with particular focus on privacy, online harassment, free speech and the LGBTQ community. Professor Waldman is a widely published scholar, including two books, Privacy As Trust: Information Privacy for an Information Age (Cambridge University Press, 2018) and Inside the Information Industry (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2021), and more than 25 articles published in leading law reviews and peer-reviewed journals, including Washington University Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Iowa Law Review, Indiana Law Journal and Law & Social Inquiry. He has also written for the popular press, publishing in The New York Times, Slate, New York Daily News and The Advocate, among others, and serves on the editorial board of Law & Social Inquiry (LSI), a peer-reviewed journal that publishes work on sociolegal issues across multiple disciplines, including anthropology, criminology, economics, history, law, philosophy, political science, sociology and social psychology.