Susan Crawford

John A. Reilly Visiting Professor in Intellectual Property

Fall 2014

Biography

Susan Crawford is the John A. Reilly Visiting Professor in Intellectual Property at Harvard Law School, a Professor at Cardozo Law School, and a contributor to Bloomberg View and Wired. She served as Special Assistant to the President for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy during 2009, co-led the FCC transition team between the Bush and Obama administrations, and was a member of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Advisory Council on Technology and Innovation. Ms. Crawford was formerly a professor at the University of Michigan Law School (2008-2010). As an academic, she teaches open government policy, Internet law, and communications law. In 2013, Yale University Press published her book, Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age. She was a member of the board of directors of ICANN from 2005-2008 and is the founder of OneWebDay, a global Earth Day for the Internet that takes place each Sept. 22nd. She has been named one of Newsweek Magazine's 100 Digital Disruptors (2012), Fast Company's Most Influential Women in Technology (2009), an IP3 Awardee (2010), and one of Prospect Magazine's Top Ten Brains of the Digital Future (2011). She is a faculty co-director of the Berkman Center. Ms. Crawford received her B.A. and J.D. from Yale University. She served as a clerk for Judge Raymond J. Dearie of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and was a partner at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (now WilmerHale) (Washington, D.C.) until the end of 2002, when she left that firm to enter the legal academy.

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