Jonathan Zittrain: In The Classroom
Professor of Law in the Faculty of Law and the Kennedy School of Government and Professor of Computer Science in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
About the Teacher
Jonathan Zittrain is a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School, and a professor of Computer Science in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He co-founded the Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Zittrain's research includes digital property, privacy, and speech, and the roles played by private intermediaries in Internet architecture. He has a strong interest in creative, useful, and unobtrusive ways to deploy technology in the classroom. He serves on the boards of directors of the Internet Society and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.Read complete bio
About this Video
Jonathan Zittrain’s classes aren't typical lectures, but rather dynamic spaces in which students engage actively in collective problem-solving processes. His work as a teacher is profoundly interdisciplinary, as he invites students from Harvard’s Law School, the Kennedy School of Government, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to work together to think about issues that traverse their various disciplines.