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David Thaw

David Thaw

Assistant Professor of Law and Information Sciences

David Thaw is an Assistant Professor of Law and Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and an Affiliated Fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. His research and scholarship examine the regulation and impact of Internet and computing technologies, with specific focus on cybersecurity, privacy, cybercrime, and cyberwarfare.

Prior to joining the Pitt faculty, David taught at the University of Connecticut and the University of Maryland. He also practiced cybersecurity and privacy regulatory law at Hogan Lovels (formerly Hogan & Hartson) and was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale Law School.

David holds a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley's School of Information, a J.D. from Berkeley Law, a M.A. in Political Science from UC Berkeley and a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Government & Politics from the University of Maryland. 


LAW 5620: Cybersecurity and Privacy Regulation (Spring 2014-15)
LAW 5032: Legislation and Regulation (Fall 2014-15)
LAW 5201: Administrative Law (Spring 2014-15)