Frank Pasquale, JD
Piper & Marbury Professor of Law, University of Maryland Carey School of Law (until July 1, 2020)
Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School (as of July 1, 2020)
Frank Pasquale has been a Professor of Law at Seton Hall University, the University of Maryland, and Brooklyn Law School, and has been a visiting professor of law at Yale Law School and Cardozo Law School. He received his B. from Harvard University (summa cum laude), Masters from Oxford, and JD from Yale Law School. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University in 2010, and a visiting fellow at Cambridge University’s Center for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities in 2018. His research agenda focuses on challenges posed to information law by rapidly changing technology, and he has written extensively on health information technology law and policy. He has testified before the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives, appearing with the General Counsels of Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo; as well as the Senate Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs Committee and House Energy & Commerce Committee. He has given testimony and/or advice to several European Commission Directorates-General, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Canada Beyond 150 Advisory Committee, and the UK National Health Service. He presented before an HHS/Federal Trade Commission Roundtable on personal health records and panels of the National Academy of Sciences on ubiquitous sensor networks and the “Internet of Things.” He was elected a member of the American Law Institute in 2018.
He was a member of the NSF-funded Council on Big Data, Ethics, and Society, 2014-2016. He has researched and taught in law and policy fields ranging from health care finance to privacy and intellectual property and has been a manuscript and proposal reviewer for Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, NYU, Cambridge, Oxford, Michigan and MIT university presses. His widely cited work has influenced both policymakers and academics. He published The Black Box Society with Harvard University Press (2015), a work that was reviewed in both Science and Nature, and will be publishing New Laws of Robotics (also with Harvard) in 2020. He is presently involved in research collaborations on health data processing with co-investigators in Australia and Taiwan. He is also co-editor-in-chief of the Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Research in Computational Law. He was appointed to NCVHS in 2019, and in the same year began service as Chair of the Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality and Security and also sits on the Executive Subcommittee.