University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
J.D., May 2013
- Jurisprudence Award (highest grade) in Advanced Legal Research, Fall 2011
- Prosser Prize (second-highest grade) in Cyberlaw, Spring 2012
- Boalt.org (public interest technology law society), Executive Board, 2011 – 2013
- Research Assistant for Professor Pamela Samuelson, Summer 2012
- Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law, and Justice, Executive Editor, Spring 2011 – Spring 2012
Harvard Law School
Visiting student, 2012 – 2013 academic year
- Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Research Assistant for Digital Public Library of America, Fall 2012 – Spring 2013
- Harvard Law School Library, Copyright Research Fellow, Fall 2012 – Spring 2013
- Thesis: Seeking Justice, Repairing Reputations: Defamation Cases in the Ely Act Book, 1374 – 1382
- Faculty of Arts and Sciences Library Committee, Undergraduate Representative, Fall 2008 – Spring 2010
University Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2016 – present
Plan and teach copyright workshops, both for the university community at large and for specific groups of students, faculty, and library staff. Consult on projects for library departments, including Michigan Publishing, Digital Content & Collections, and HathiTrust. Prepare copyright memos for the library in collaboration with the university counsel’s office. Provide copyright reference services, including discussion of author publishing agreements, to members of the university community. Revise and create online resources about copyright law. Assess university and library copyright needs and tailor services to address them. Both on campus and nationally, advocate for copyright policies that further the mission of the library and the university.
Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2013 – 2015
Fellow & CopyrightX Head Teaching Fellow, 2013 – 2015
Coordinated online copyright course. Organized and led group of teaching fellows. Liaised with global group of law teachers teaching affiliated courses. Addressed legal issues impacting online and residential courses. Selected, supported, and supervised development of course technology.
Leverett House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2012 – 2015
Non-Resident Tutor, Pre-Law Committee
Advised undergraduate students and college alumni about law school, the application process, and careers in law. Organized and staffed events for pre-law students. Assisted advisees in selecting a set of schools to which to apply. Worked one-on-one with advisees on all aspects of the application process, including the LSAT, personal statements, and resumes.
Samuelson Law, Technology, and Public Policy Clinic, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Student (Spring 2012); Glushko Fellow (Summer 2012)
During summer, helped develop and draft amicus brief for Authors Guild v. HathiTrust. Wrote research memos about copyright law and policy. During spring, managed client counseling project on copyright with one other student. Conducted multiple interviews with client. Developed memo and presentation on a complex fair use issue and presented them to the client’s board. Practiced lawyering skills and received feedback from clinical professors on writing, research skills, and interactions with client.
Robbins Religious and Civil Law Collection, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
2011 – 2012
Student Library Assistant
Assisted scholars using collection. Answered basic reference questions on civil and religious law. Cataloged medieval and early modern Latin manuscripts.
Library Innovation Lab, Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA
Summer Law Clerk
Researched library and information privacy law and internet intermediary liability for the Digital Public Library of America. Prepared memos concerning foreign copyright law, fair use, and exceptions to copyright.
Office of Senator Ron Wyden, Washington, D.C. and Medford, OR
Summers 2007 & 2009
D.C. Office Intern (Summer 2009); Field Office Intern (Summer 2007)
While filling in for a Legislative Correspondent, prepared letters to constituents on policy issues related to science, veterans affairs, and transportation. Prepared memoranda on pending legislation regarding domestic and foreign policy. Answered constituent questions by phone. Represented office at community meetings.
Loeb Music Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2006 – 2010
Circulation Assistant, Fall 2006 – Spring 2010, and Substitute Supervisor, Fall 2007 – Spring 2010
Received Outstanding Performance and Service Award, Fall 2008. Supervised fellow student workers on substitute basis. Assisted patrons with catalog and electronic resources. Answered brief reference questions. Shelved books, shelf-read, and processed new materials. Copy-cataloged and acquired materials using Aleph. Attended meetings on library policy.
WORKSHOPS & TALKS
“Negotiating Publishing Contracts,” Kraemer Copyright Conference, June 2017.
“Copyright for Digital Collections,” DPLAfest 2017, April 2017.
“International & Foreign Copyright: An American Perspective,” Meeting of the Committee on Research Materials for Southeast Asia & Meeting of the Committee on South Asian Libraries and Documentation, March 2017.
“Personal Digital Archives and Copyright Law,” Personal Digital Archiving 2016, University of Michigan, May 2016.
“Fair Use: Misconceptions and Examples,” University of Chicago Library, April 2016.
“The Fair Use Factors: Their History and Application,” Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL Presents webcast), February 2016.
“Teaching Fair Use to Students and Colleagues,” Loyola University Chicago (sponsored by Loyola Copyright Committee & University Libraries’ Scholarly Communications Committee), February 2016.
Teaching Fellow, CopyrightX, Harvard Law School (free online sections of course), Spring 2013 – 2015 & 2017.
Instructor, Intellectual Property and Business Contracts, Ithaca College, April & May 2016.
Instructor, Recent Developments in Fair Use, Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL e-Learning online course), March & April 2016.
Teaching Fellow, CopyrightX, Harvard Extension School, Spring 2016.
Teaching Assistant, Cyberlaw: Ethics, Privacy and Digital Rights, Northeastern University, Spring 2014.
Illinois, 2015 (took retired status January 2018)
French (reading, writing, speaking), Spanish (reading), Latin (reading, including paleography)