Digital Heritage 2018 3rd International Congress & Expo
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Prof. Deirdre Mulligan

University of California, Berkeley
Associate Professor, School of Information
Deirdre K. Mulligan is an Associate Professor in the School of Information at UC
Berkeley, and a faculty Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.
Mulligan’s research explores legal and technical means of protecting values such as
privacy, freedom of expression, and fairness in emerging technical systems. Her book,
Privacy on the Ground: Driving Corporate Behavior in the United States and Europe, a study of privacy practices in large corporations in five countries, conducted with UC
Berkeley Law Prof. Kenneth Bamberger was recently published by MIT Press. Mulligan and Bamberger received the 2016 International Association of Privacy Professionals Leadership Award for their research contributions to the field of privacy protection. Mulligan is currently serving on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Information Science and Technology Advisory Board, the Board of Directors of the Center for Democracy and Technology, a leading advocacy organization protecting global online civil liberties and human rights, and the Board of the Partnership for AI. Mulligan began her academic career as a Clinical Professor of Law, the founding Director of the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic, and Director of Clinical Programs at the UC Berkeley School of Law. Prior to Berkeley, she served as staff counsel at the Center for Democracy & Technology in Washington, D.C. Mulligan holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center and a BA from Smith College.