May 26, 2020

CLTC Welcomes Summer 2020 Student Researchers

CLTC is thrilled to welcome five new graduate student researchers to the team for the summer: Tony Flores, Grace Gordon, Max Ingraham-Rakatansky, Akhilesh Pandita, and Jigyasa Sharma. Welcome!

  • Tony Flores
    • Goldman School of Public Policy, Master of Public Policy (MPP), Class of 2021
    • What I am interested in: I am interested in the role that tech policy will have in shaping future economic, business, political, and social trends.
    • What I am working on at CLTC:I will specifically work on developing a “board maturity scheme” that will advance the practice of cybersecurity governance and oversight in Fortune 500 companies.
  • Grace Gordon
    • UC Berkeley Graduate Division, Master of Development Practice (MDP), Class of 2021
    • What I am interested in: Cybersecurity, International Development, Privacy, Internet Governance, Public Policy
    • What I am working on at CLTC: Digital risk communications
  • Max Ingraham-Rakatansky
    • School of Information, Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS), Class of 2021
    • What I am interested in: I am interested product management and software engineering.
    • What I am working on at CLTC: I am very excited to be working on defining the frameworks of data-sharing and uncovering existing areas in which it is being practiced. During my time at Berkeley, I hope to be able to explore the dynamics and impacts of online environments on social connection/cohesion.
  • Akhilesh Pandita
    • School of Information, MIMS, Class of 2021
    • What I am working on at CLTC: A research project to measure internet fragmentation across nations to understand international relationships and help policy makers make informed decisions accordingly.
    • What I am interested in: Using data for social good especially issues concerning the public sphere.
  • Jigyasa Sharma
    • Goldman School of Public Policy, MPP, Class of 2021
    • What I am interested in: I am keen on exploring tech policy.
    • What I am working on at CLTC: I’m working with Artificial Intelligence Security Initiative (AISI) program lead Jessica Cussins Newman on a research project that will provide a comparative analysis of the development of governance processes for AI, lethal autonomous weapons, and cybersecurity.