Professor Danielle Citron

Morton & Sophia Macht Professor of Law, University of Maryland; Author, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace
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Danielle Citron is the Morton & Sophia Macht Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law where she teaches and writes about privacy, civil rights, and free speech. Her book Hate Crimes in Cyberspace (Harvard University Press) was named one of the "20 Best Moments for Women in 2014) by Cosmopolitan magazine. Her law review articles have appeared or are forthcoming in Yale Law Journal, California Law Review (twice), Michigan Law Review (twice), Texas Law Review, Boston University Law Review (three times), Notre Dame Law Review(twice), Washington University Law Review (three times), Southern California Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Washington Law Review (twice), UC Davis Law Review, Fordham Law Review, and Hastings Law Journal. She is a frequent opinion writer for major media outlets including the New York Times, Slate, the Atlantic, and the Guardian. Danielle’s current work concerns an article and book project on sexual privacy as well as the privacy, democracy, and national security implications of deep fakes. Danielle is an Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford Center on Internet and Society, Affiliate Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project, a Tech Fellow at NYU’s Policing Project, and a member of the Principals Group for the Harvard-MIT AI Fund. Danielle works closely with tech companies such as Twitter and Facebook and federal and state lawmakers on issues of online safety, privacy, and free speech. She is the Chair of the Electronic Privacy Information Center’s Board of Directors. She will be a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School during the fall of 2019. Danielle graduated from Fordham Law in 1994 and Duke University in 1990. You can find more on her research here.