Pamela Samuelson is a Professor of Law and Information at the University of California, Berkeley. In addition to this, she’s also a co-director at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. This center is known around the world for its impressive research and analysis of technology-related policy and law issues.
Pamela Samuelson also co-founded the Authors Alliance which is an organization designed to help the public gain access to knowledge easily. While this may seem vague at first, the mission behind the organization fits. While Pamala Samuelson spends a lot of her time thinking about law and how it relates to technology, she also is very passionate about free flow of information in the modern age.
The main reason she created the Authors Alliance was to further the access to authorship across the world. This organization is a non-profit and there is no sign that Pamela Samuelson has any intention of changing that or stopping her work there.
In addition to these time-consuming roles that likely require a lot of time an energy, Pamela serves on the board of advisors at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. This foundation serves to promote civil liberties on the Internet and which makes Pamela Samuelson a natural fit to be on the board.
Some of the other advisory positions that Pamela holds are at the Berkeley Center for New Media and the Center for Democracy & Technology. Both are right in her wheelhouse as an expert in the legal technology space. The Berkeley Center for New Media has over 120 faculty members and devotes its time to conducting research and teaching about new media.
Before her time at the University of California, Berkeley, Pamela Samuelson had a legal career in the state of New York. She worked at Willkie Farr & Gallagher as an associate right after school where she attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Pamela has also served as a visiting professor at the University of Toronto, University of Melbourne, and Harvard law schools. When it comes to accomplishments in the academic space, these are about as impressive as it gets.
A lot of her published work can be found online. Pamela focuses on topics like cyber law and software protection but regularly writes about other related areas as well.
She is also quite active on her Twitter account and can often be found sharing new content, retweeting information related to her specialties, and interacting with her followers.