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Peter Swire

Peter Swire
RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Faculty Profile
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Peter Swire is the Elizabeth and Tommy Holder Chair and Professor of Law and Ethics in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and is senior counsel with the law firm of Alston & Bird. Under President Clinton, Swire was Chief Counselor for Privacy in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Swire served as one of five members of President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology.  Prior to that, he was co-chair of the global Do Not Track process for the World Wide Web Consortium. In 2015, the International Association of Privacy Professionals awarded Swire its annual Privacy Leadership Award. In 2018, Swire was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow for his project on “Protecting Human Rights and National Security in the New Age of Data Nationalism.”

Theodore Christakis

Theodore Christakis
SENIOR FELLOW

Universite Grenoble Alpes Faculty Profile
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Theodore Christakis is Professor of International Law at the Université Grenoble Alpes, a Member of the Institut Universitaire de France and of the French National Digital Council. He is director of the Centre for International Security and European Studies and a deputy Director of the Grenoble Alpes Data Institute. He has published or co-edited 9 books and is the author or co-author of more than 65 articles and book chapters that focus on public international law, international security law, international and European protection of human rights, cyber security law and data protection. He has served as Legal Counsel for governments, international organisations and the private sector.

Jennifer Daskal

Jennifer Daskal
SENIOR FELLOW

American University Washington College of Law Faculty Profile
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Jennifer Daskal is an Associate Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law, where she teaches and writes in the fields of criminal, national security, and constitutional law. From 2009-2011, Daskal was counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the Department of Justice. Prior to joining DOJ, Daskal was senior counterterrorism counsel at Human Rights Watch, worked as a staff attorney for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and clerked for the Honorable Jed S. Rakoff. She also spent two years as a national security law fellow and adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center. From 2016-2017, she was an Open Society Institute Fellow working on issues related to privacy and law enforcement access to data across borders. Her work on cross-border data issues has appeared in numerous outlets, including the Yale Law Journal, Vanderbilt Law Review, New York Times, and elsewhere.