Laura DeNardis is the Executive Director of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. The author of Information Technology in Theory (2007 with Pelin Aksoy) and numerous book chapters and articles, she is an interdisciplinary law and technology scholar whose research addresses the legal and political implications of information technologies and new media. Her doctoral dissertation was entitled “IPv6: Politics of the Next Generation Internet” and she is currently working on a new book, Protocol Politics: The Globalization of Internet Governance, to be published by the MIT Press. She has previously taught at New York University and in the School of Information Technology and Engineering at George Mason University. DeNardis received a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies (STS) from Virginia Tech, a Master of Engineering degree from Cornell, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering Science from Dartmouth.