Karen Levy



I’m a postdoctoral research associate at New York University School of Law’s Information Law Institute and NYU’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. I’m also a fellow at the Data and Society Research Institute. I research how law and technology interact to regulate behavior, with special emphasis on legal, organizational, and social aspects of surveillance and monitoring.


In August 2014, I completed my PhD in Sociology at Princeton University, where my dissertation work examined the use of public and private surveillance for rule enforcement in the United States trucking industry. I have a JD from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.


I am affiliated with NYU Law’s Privacy Research Group and the Intel Science and Technology Center for Social Computing. Prior to my graduate work, I was a law clerk in the U.S. Federal Courts.





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