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Mehtab Khan

Resident Fellow


Mehtab Khan is a Resident Fellow and the lead for the Yale/Wikimedia Initiative on Intermediaries and Information. Her research intersects issues in Intellectual Property, Data Governance, and AI Ethics. She was a Fellow at the Center for Technology, Society and Policy, as well as a Research Grantee at the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, to study the implications of the use of AI in hiring. She has done stints at the Wikimedia Foundation, Creative Commons, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation—three Bay Area institutions that have been at the forefront of many legal battles around digital rights. She has taught law at the Lahore University of Management Sciences, where she designed the first course on Internet Law to be offered at any law school in Pakistan. She holds an SJD from Berkeley Law.