Meg Leta Jones


Assistant Professor


Communication, Culture, and Technology (CCT)
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Prof. Meg Leta (Ambrose) Jones is an assistant professor in Georgetown University's Communication, Culture & Technology program where she researches and teaches in the area of technology law and policy. Her research interests cover a wide range of technology policy issues including comparative censorship and privacy law, engineering design and ethics, legal history of technology, robotics law and policy, and the governance of emerging technologies. She has held fellowships and research positions with the NSF funded eCSite project in the University of Colorado Department of Computer Science, the Silicon Flatirons Center at the University of Colorado School of Law, the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and CableLabs. Prof. Jones received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Illinois and her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, Engineering & Applied Science, in Technology, Media & Society. Her current book project, Ctrl+Z: The Right to be Forgotten, analyzes social, legal, and technical issues surrounding digital oblivion (NYU Press).


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  • Ph.D. (2013) University of Colorado, Engineering & Applied Science
  • J.D. (2008) University of Illinois, Law
  • B.A. (2004) University of Illinois, Sociology