Danielle Citron

Danielle Citron


Danielle Citron is the Morton and Sophia Macht Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. Her book, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace (Harvard University Press), was named one of the “20 Best Moments for Women” in 2014 by Cosmopolitan. Her law review articles have appeared or are forthcoming in Yale Law Journal, California Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Texas Law Review, Boston University Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Washington University Law Review, Southern California Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Washington Law Review, UC Davis Law Review, Fordham Law Review, and Hastings Law Journal. She is a frequent opinion writer for major media outlets including The New York Times, Slate, The Atlantic, and The Guardian. Citron’s current work focuses on sexual privacy as well as the privacy, democracy, and national security implications of deep fakes.

Citron is an Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford Center on Internet and Society, an Affiliate Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project, a Tech Fellow at NYU’s Policing Project, and a member of the principals group for the Harvard-MIT AI Fund. She works closely with Twitter, Facebook, and federal and state lawmakers on issues of online safety, privacy, and free speech. The chair of the Electronic Privacy Information Center’s board of directors, Citron is joining the faculty of Boston University School of Law in the fall of 2019 as a professor of law.

Buy Danielle Citron’s latest book, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace, on Amazon.

Events with Danielle Citron

Siri, Where’s My Democracy? Presented with The Guardian

11 May 2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium
The Cooper Union
41 Cooper Sq.,
New York, NY 10003