The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is excited to welcome a new class of members to our Non-Resident Fellows Program. This year’s cohort includes nine distinguished scholars from a wide variety of organizations and backgrounds, reflecting the sweeping impact technology has on all aspects of life.
CDT’s Non-Resident Fellows program engages academics in the major tech policy conversations of today. The program is part of CDT’s continuing effort to create spaces that bring together researchers, policymakers, and subject matter experts to advance more informed policy solutions. Fellows collaborate on projects and events with CDT policy experts, and CDT amplifies and shares their relevant research.
The incoming Fellows are:
- Vandana Chaudhry, Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, University of New York (CUNY) College of Staten Island
- Rachel Cummings, Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University
- Sauvik Das, Assistant Professor, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
- Nabeel Gillani, Assistant Professor of Design and Data Analysis, Northeastern University
- Joshua Kroll, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Naval Postgraduate School
- Courtney Radsch, Fellow, UCLA Institute for Technology, Law & Policy
- Sonja Solomun, Deputy Director of the Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy, McGill University
- Daniel Susser, Assistant Professor, College of Information Sciences & Technology, Pennsylvania State University
- Jessica Vitak, Associate Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
The announcement today formalizes new members in the fellowship program, strengthening CDT’s cross-disciplinary approach to its mission to advance civil rights and civil liberties in the digital age.