Associate, National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution; Web Specialist at MIT (Cambridge, MA). Chris Peterson joined the board of NCAC in 2010. As a social media strategist at MIT, Chris advises the board primarily on Internet issues, especially those germane to his generation of digital natives. Before joining NCAC, Chris worked with ABFFE on the Banned Books Map, which visualized and spatialized current trends in censorship.
Chris graduated summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 2009 with a B.A. in Critical Legal Studies. His undergraduate research regarding privacy and Facebook was featured in the New York Times and Congressional Quarterly Researcher. Prior to MIT, he worked as a Research Assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. He is broadly interested in Internet technologies and how they affect human communication and behavior.