Lois K. Macht Research Professor of LawPhone: (410) 706-3924
BA cum laude, Duke University
JD cum laude and Order of the Coif, Fordham University School of Law
Professor Danielle Citron is the Lois K. Macht Research Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. She teaches Civil Procedure, Information Privacy Law, Internet Speech, and LAWR. She was voted the "Best Teacher of the Year" by the University of Maryland law school students in 2005.
Professor Citron’s scholarship focuses on information privacy, civil rights, and administrative law. She is currently working on a book entitled Hate 3.0: The Rise of Discriminatory Online Harassment and How to Stop It, forthcoming in Harvard University Press. Her scholarship appears in the Boston University Law Review, California Law Review, Denver University Law Review, George Washington Law Review, Hastings Law Journal, Minnesota Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Southern California Law Review, U.C. Davis Law Review, University of Chicago Legal Forum, and Washington University Law Review. Her book chapter “Civil Rights in the Information Age” was featured in The Offensive Internet: Speech, Privacy, and Reputation edited by Martha Nussbaum & Saul Levmore (Harvard University Press 2010). She has been interviewed in dozens of media broadcasts and articles, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore Sun, Forbes, Barron’s, Glamour, Self, Marie Claire, Slate, Associated Press, NPR, ABC, CNN, and Fox News.
Professor Citron was recently appointed to serve as an Adviser to American Law Institute’s Restatement Third, Information Privacy Principles Project. She is also an Affiliate Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project and an Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford Center on Internet and Society. She serves on the advisory boards of the Future of Privacy, Without My Consent, and Teach Privacy. She has been a permanent blogger at Concurring Opinions since 2008.
In late October 2011, she testified at the House of Commons before the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Combatting Anti-Semitism Task Force on Internet Hate, of which she is a task force member. During the past five years, she has given more than forty lectures and talks, including at the Department of Homeland Security, the National Network to End Domestic Violence, the U.S. Holocaust Museum, the Anti-Defamation League, and the International Network Against Cyber Hate, as well as at numerous universities, including Columbia, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Stanford, University of Chicago, New York University, University of California at Berkeley, University of Michigan, Fordham, Washington University, William & Mary, University of Colorado, and Emory. In December 2009, the Denver University Law Review devoted a conference to her work on cyber harassment entitled Cyber Civil Rights: New Challenges to Civil Rights and Civil Liberties in the Information Age.
Hate 3.0: The Rise of Cyber Harassment and How to Stop It (Harvard University Press, forthcoming).
Total Surveillance's Privacy Harms: A Reply to Professor Neil Richards, Harvard Law Review Forum (forthcoming 2013) (with David Gray).
Mainstreaming Privacy Torts, 98 California Law Review 1805 (2011). [Full Text]
Intermediaries and Hate Speech: Fostering Digital Citizenship for the Information Age, 91 Boston University Law Review 1435 (2011) (with Helen Norton). [Full Text]
Network Accountability for the Domestic Intelligence Apparatus, 62 Hastings Law Journal 1441 (2011) (with Frank Pasquale). [Full Text]
Civil Rights in the Information Age, in The Offensive Internet: Speech, Privacy and Reputation (Martha Nussbaum & Saul Levmore eds., 2011). [Abstract]
Cyber Civil Rights: Looking Forward, 87 Denver University Law Review Online 1 (2010). [Full Text]
Government Speech 2.0, 88 Denver University Law Review 899 (2010) (with Helen Norton). [Full Text]
Book Review, Visionary Pragmatism and the Value of Privacy in the Twenty-First Century, 108 Michigan Law Review 1107 (2010) (reviewing Daniel J. Solove, Understanding Privacy (2008)) (with Leslie Meltzer Henry). [Full Text]
Fulfilling Government 2.0's Promise with Robust Privacy Protection, 78 George Washington Law Review 822 (2010). [Full Text]
Law's Expressive Value in Combating Cyber Gender Harassment, 108 Michigan Law Review 373 (2009). [Full Text]
Cyber Civil Rights, 89 Boston University Law Review 61 (2009). [Full Text]
Technological Due Process, 85 Washington University Law Review 1249 (2008). [Full Text]
Open Code Governance, 16 University of Chicago Legal Forum 355 (2008). [Full Text]
Reservoirs of Danger: The Evolution of Public and Private Law at the Dawn of the Information Age, 80 Southern California Law Review 241 (2007). [Full Text]
Minimum Contacts in a Borderless World: Voice over Internet Protocol and the Coming Implosion of Personal Jurisdiction Theory, 39 University of California Davis Law Review 101 (2006). [Full Text]
Danielle Citron, a University of Maryland School of Law professor, is quoted in the Barron's story "Women in Texas Suing a Porn Site."