Information Policy

Related Faculty

Biosensory computing; climate informatics; information economics and policy
Professor of Practice
Internet law, information privacy, consumer protection, cybersecurity, computer crime, regulation of technology, edtech
privacy, fairness, human rights, cybersecurity, technology and governance, values in design
Regional economic development, Entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley.

Recent Publications

During the pandemic in the United States, there has been considerably more interest in home abortions than in minimally or nonclinically supported self-abortions. As access barriers to in-person abortion care increase due to legal restrictions and COVID-19–related disruptions, individuals may be turning to the internet for information and services on out-of-clinic medication abortions. Google searches allow us to explore timely population-level interest in this topic and assess its implications.

It is often said that quantum technologies are poised to change the world as we know it, but cutting through the hype, what will quantum technologies actually mean for countries and their citizens?

Information Policy news

The Goldman School of Public Policy, the CITRIS Policy Lab, and the School of Information hosted the inaugural UC Berkeley Tech Policy Summit & Awards Ceremony, a daylong conference focused on navigating the complex landscape of tech policy and forging a path that fosters innovation while promoting social good. 

Dr. Diag Davenport has been appointed as an assistant professor at UC Berkeley as part of a joint search in technology policy between the School of Information and the Goldman School of Public Policy.

Professor Deirdre K. Mulligan has been tapped to join the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) as Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer for Policy.