Ellen P. Goodman

Ellen P. Goodman is a professor at Rutgers Law School where she co-directs and co-founded the Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law (RIIPL). Goodman has published widely on media and telecoms law, smart cities and the Internet of Things, freedom of expression, and advertising law. She is currently a Pratt Fund grantee for a project relating to algorithmic transparency and has served in the Obama Administration as a Distinguished Visiting Scholar with the Federal Communications Commission. Goodman has also been a visiting scholar at the London School of Economics and the University of Pennsylvania, and a recipient of Ford Foundation and Geraldine R. Dodge grants for work on advancing new public media models and public interest journalism. Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty, Goodman was a partner at the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP, where she practiced in the information technology area. She is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, clerked for Judge Norma Shapiro on the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and has three children.