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Woodrow Hartzog

Professor of Law and Computer Science

Professor Hartzog joined the faculty of the School of Law in 2017 and holds a joint appointment with the Khoury College of Computer Sciences, where he teaches privacy and data protection issues. His research focuses on law and policy issues related privacy, digital technologies and artificial intelligence.

Professor Hartzog’s work has been published in numerous scholarly publications such as the Yale Law JournalColumbia Law ReviewCalifornia Law Review and Michigan Law Review, and popular national publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Atlantic and The Nation. He has testified three times before Congress on privacy and data protection issues. His book, Privacy’s Blueprint: The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies (Harvard University Press, 2018), has been called “one of the most important books about privacy in our times.”

  • Education

    Samford University, BA 2000
    Samford University, JD 2002
    George Washington University Law School, LLM 2004
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, PhD 2011

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