Michael Pizzi is a J.D. candidate and Furman Public Policy Scholar at NYU Law, and an M.A. candidate at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, focusing his studies on law, technology, and international relations. He is also a Research Fellow at United Nations Global Pulse in New York, where he works on AI governance and data privacy in humanitarian contexts. Before coming to Yale, Mike worked as a reporter in New York and the Middle East, and later as a policy advisor on Syria peace negotiations. He earned his B.A. from Williams College and was a Fulbright Research Fellow in Jordan, where he researched internet access in Syrian refugee camps.