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Susan Crawford is a professor at Cardozo Law School in New York City and a columnist for Bloomberg View, Wired.comand is a member of Mayor Bloomberg's NYC Council on Technology and Innovation. She alsoserved as Special Assistant to the President for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy (2009) and co-led the FCC transition team between the Bush and Obama administrations.
Ms. Crawford was formerly a professor at the University of Michigan Law School (2008-2010). As an academic, she teaches Internet law and communications law. In 2012, Yale University Press will publish her book, The Big Squeeze: The Crisis in American Communications. She was a member of the board of directors of ICANN from 2005-2008 and is the founder of OneWebDay, a global Earth Day for the Internet that takes place each Sept. 22. One of Fast Companys Most Influential Women in Technology (2009); IP3 Awardee (2010); one of Prospect Magazines Top Ten Brains of the Digital Future (2011). She is a member of the boards of Public Knowledge and TPRC.
For calendar 2012, Ms. Crawford will is the Visiting Stanton Professor of the First Amendment at the Kennedy School and a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School.
Ms. Crawford received her B.A. (Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude) and J.D. from Yale University. She served as a clerk for Judge Raymond J. Dearie of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and was a partner at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (now WilmerHale) (Washington, D.C.) until the end of 2002, when she left that firm to enter the legal academy.