Shaila Bolger

Shaila received her Bachelor of Arts in Law, Societies and Justice from the University of Washington while also studying Entrepreneurship. She is interested in the intersection of law and new technologies such as AI and machine learning, particularly pertaining to issues of fairness and accountability. She is also interested in start-ups and the interaction between […]

Earlence Fernandes

Earlence was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Washington Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, and is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His work focuses on interdisciplinary problems in security and privacy. His work includes security for cyber-physical systems, and adversarial machine learning.

Meg Young

Meg earned her Ph.D. from the UW Information School. Her research at the Lab explored the privacy implications of data aggregation, currently focusing on third-party data aggregation ecosystems. She is also interested in tech activist communities who create and promote the use of encryption tools.

Daisy Yoo

Daisy Yoo received her Ph.D. from the Information School at the University of Washington. Her work spans the fields of interaction design, HCI, service design and information science. In particular, Daisy is interested in designing computing applications to support open public discourses on political topics.

Samuel Woolley

Samuel Woolley received his Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Washington while he was a Research Fellow at the Tech Policy Lab. His research is focused on the subjects of automation, technology, and politics. He was a project manager of CompProp at the Oxford Internet Institute and at UW. He is currently an […]

Gaites Swanson

Gaites is a J.D. graduate of the University of Washington School of Law. He is interested applying technological tools to reduce the cost of legal services and improve access. Gaites believes that successful legislation happens through education and diversity.

Anna Kornfeld Simpson

Anna Kornfeld Simpson is a Ph.D. student in Computer Science. She is interested in building secure systems that offer users more control over their privacy, and believes an understanding of policy is essential for making these systems secure and effective.

Katherine Pratt

Katherine Pratt received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington. She is interested in neural security and eliciting personal information as it relates to non-invasive brain-computer interfaces.

Peter Ney

Peter Ney earned his Ph.D. from the Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering. As a postdoctoral researcher, he is a member of the Security and Privacy Lab, where he works to measure surveillance and build secure systems that enhance user privacy. He is also interested in studying the privacy impacts of machine learning and […]

Lassana Magassa

Lassana Magassa was a Postdoctoral Scholar and earned a Ph.D. from the UW Information School. His research explores how different modes of social control impact people’s perceptions and uses of technology. He is also interested in understanding the effect of digital inequalities on segments of the general population.