Anita L. Allen, B.A., M.A., PhD, J.D.
Anita L. Allen is an expert on privacy law, bioethics, and contemporary values, and is recognized for her scholarship about legal philosophy, women’s rights, and race relations. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan. At Penn she is the Vice Provost for Faculty and the Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Philosophy. In 2010 she was appointed by President Obama to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. Allen, who has written more than a hundred scholarly articles, has also contributed to popular magazines and blogs, and has frequently appeared on nationally broadcast television and radio programs. Allen has served on numerous editorial and advisory boards, and on the boards of a number of local and national non-profits and professional associations including the Hastings Center, EPIC (from which she received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014) and the Bazelon Center.
Publications from Anita L. Allen:
- Unpopular Privacy: What Must We Hide? (Oxford University Press 2011).
- Privacy Law and Society (2d Ed., West 2011).
- Everyday Ethics: Opinion-Writing About the Things That Matter Most (University Readers 2010).
- The New Ethics: A Tour of the 21st Century Landscape (Miramax Books 2004).
- Why Privacy Isn’t Everything: Feminist Reflections On Personal Accountability (Rowman & Littlefield 2003).
- Uneasy Access: Privacy For Women In A Free Society (Rowman & Littlefield 1988).
Marc Rotenberg, A.B., J.D., LLM
Marc Rotenberg is President and Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) in Washington, DC. He teaches information privacy and open government law at Georgetown University Law Center and frequently testifies before Congress on emerging privacy and civil liberties issues. He testified before the 9-11 Commission on “Security and Liberty: Protecting Privacy, Preventing Terrorism.” He has served on several national and international advisory panels. He has authored many amicus briefs for federal and state courts. He is a founding board member and former Chair of the Public Interest Registry, which manages the .ORG domain. He currently serves on expert panels for the National Academies of Science and the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology, and Innovation. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Stanford Law School, and received an LLM in International and Comparative Law. He served as Counsel to Senator Patrick J. Leahy on the Senate Judiciary Committee after graduation from law school. He is the recipient of several awards, including the World Technology Award in Law, the American Lawyer Award for Top Lawyers Under 45, the Norbert Weiner Award for Social and Professional Responsibility, and the Vicennial medal from Georgetown University for distinguished service. He was named one of the top lawyers in America 2013-2014 by Lawdragon.
Publications by Marc Rotenberg:
- Privacy in the Modern Age (The New Press 2015).
- Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws (EPIC 2010).
- Privacy and Human Rights (EPIC 2006).
- Privacy, Information, and Technology (Aspen 2006).
- Information Privacy Law (Aspen 2005).
- Privacy Law Sourcebook (EPIC 2004).
- Technology and Privacy: The New Landscape (MIT Press 1998).
- Information Privacy Law: Cases and Materials (Georgetown University Law Center 1991).