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Laura DeNardis

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Laura DeNardis

Associate Professor, School of Communication, American University, Washington D.C.

  • Laura DeNardis is a full-time professor of Communication Studies. She is a globally recognized Internet governance scholar whose research addresses Internet policy and technical design issues related to communication rights and freedom of expression online. DeNardis comes from Yale Law School, where she held a joint research and teaching appointment and served as Executive Director of the Yale Information Society Project. Her books include Opening Standards: The Global Politics of Interoperability (MIT Press 2011); Protocol Politics: The Globalization of Internet Governance (MIT Press 2009); Information Technology in Theory (Thompson 2007); and a forthcoming Yale University Press book on Global Internet Governance. DeNardis earned a PhD in Science and Technology Studies from Virginia Tech, an MEng from Cornell University, an AB in Engineering Science from Dartmouth College, and was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from Yale Law School.
  • Degrees

    PhD in Science and Technology Studies, Virginia Tech, MEng, Cornell University, and AB in Engineering Science, Dartmouth College


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