Urs Gasser
Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

Urs Gasser is the Executive Director of the Berkman Center for
Internet & Society at Harvard University. He teaches at Harvard Law
School, at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) and Fudan
University School of Management (China). He is a visiting professor at
KEIO University (Japan) and a Fellow at the Gruter Institute for Law
and Behavioral Research. Urs Gasser has written several books, is the
co author of “Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of
Digital Natives” (Basic Books, 2008, with John Palfrey) that has been
translated into 10 languages (including Chinese), and has published
over 70 articles in professional journals. His research and teaching
activities focus on information law and policy issues. Current
projects, several of them in collaboration with leading research
institutions in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, explore policy and
educational challenges for young Internet users, the regulation of
digital technology (currently with focus on cloud computing), ICT
interoperability, information quality, the law’s impact on innovation
and risk in the ICT space, and alternative governance systems. He
graduated from the University of St. Gallen (J.D., S.J.D.) as well as
Harvard Law School (LL.M.) and received several academic awards and
prizes for his research.



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