Director of Social Media Governance Initiative
Farzaneh Badiei leads the Justice Collaboratory’s research regarding the policy and governance mechanisms urgently needed by contemporary social media platforms. Prior to joining us, she was the Executive Director of Internet Governance Project at Georgia Institute of Technology. For nearly a decade, Farzaneh has been researching and directing projects related to the Internet and online platforms. She received her PhD in law from the University of Hamburg, Institute of Law and Economics. Her dissertation focused on online private justice systems, institutional design, and online market intermediaries. Between 2011 and 2014, Farzaneh worked at the United Nations Internet Governance Forum Secretariat.