Professor of Internet Governance & Architecture at American University

Dr. Laura DeNardis is a tenured Professor of Communication Studies and the Director of the Internet Governance Lab at American University in Washington, DC.  With a background in Information engineering and a doctorate in Science and Technology Studies (STS), her research studies the social and political implications of Internet technical architecture and governance. Dr. DeNardis is currently an Adjunct Senior Research Scholar in the Faculty of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. She is an affiliated fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School and previously served as its Executive Director.