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Joseph Lorenzo Hall

Joseph Lorenzo Hall
Chief Technologist
Center for Democracy & Technology
1634 I ST NW STE 1100
Washington, DC 20006-4011
United States

w: https://josephhall.org/

Education

2008 Ph.D., School of Information; University of California, Berkeley
2005 M.I.M.S., School of Information; University of California, Berkeley
2003 M.A., Astrophysics; University of California, Berkeley
2000 B.S., Physics and Astronomy; Northern Arizona University

Supplementary Education

Fall 2003 - Fall 2006 Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic
Boalt Hall School of Law (University of California, Berkeley)
Summer 2003 Internet Law Program
The Stanford Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School (Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School)
Summer 2000 Summer Session Program
International Space University, Summer Session Program (Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (Valparaiso, Chilé))

Experience

Research Experience

September 2012 - Present Chief Technologist, Center for Democracy & Technology.
Description: Technical research support to CDT across all initiatives.
Supervisor: Justin Brookman, Deven McGraw, and Greg Nojeim; Consumer Privacy Project, Health Privacy Project, and Freedom, Security and Technology Project (respectively)
September 2011 - September 2012 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, New York University.
Description: Policy research under the HHS SHARPS grant involving the security and privacy of health information technology.
Supervisor: Helen Nissenbaum; Department of Media, Culture and Communication
September 2008 - August 2011 ACCURATE Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of California, Berkeley and Princeton University.
Description: Policy research on governmental and electoral transparency.
Supervisor: Deirdre K. Mulligan and Edward W. Felten; UC Berkeley School of Information and Princeton Center for Information Technology Policy
Spring 2005 - Spring 2008 Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Berkeley.
Description: Election law and policy research with NSF ACCURATE center.
Supervisor: Deirdre K. Mulligan; Boalt Hall School of Law
Summer 2004 Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Berkeley.
Description: Information consumption research via qualitative interview methods and information consumption diary studies.
Supervisor: Peter Lyman; School of Information Management and Systems
September 2002 - Fall 2003 Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Berkeley.
Description: Spectroscopic binary Brown Dwarf research.
Supervisor: Gibor Basri; Department of Astronomy
May 2002 - September 2002 Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Berkeley.
Description: Developed spectroscopic labeling tool.
Supervisor: James Graham; Department of Astronomy
September 2001 - May 2002 Research Assistant, University of California, Berkeley.
Description: Further Titan particulate research.
Supervisor: Caitlin A. Griffith; Department of Astronomy
May 2000 - September 2001 Research Technician, Northern Arizona University.
Description: Investigated particulates in Titan's atmosphere.
Supervisor: Caitlin A. Griffith; Physics and Astronomy Department
September 1997 - May 2000 Research Assistant, Northern Arizona University.
Description: Investigated clouds in the atmosphere of Titan.
Supervisor: Caitlin A. Griffith; Physics and Astronomy Department

Teaching Experience

Spring 2012 Head Instructor
Course: MCC-UE 1303 -- Privacy and Media Technology
Instructor: Joseph Lorenzo Hall; New York University
Fall 2005 Graduate Teaching Assistant
Course: InfoSys 296A-2 -- Open Source Development and Distribution of Digital Information: Economic, Legal and Social Perspectives
Instructors: Pamela Samuelson, Steven Weber, Mitchell Kapor; University of California, Berkeley
Spring 2005 Graduate Teaching Assistant
Course: InfoSys 296A-2 -- Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Technology: Legal and Policy Challenges
Instructor: Pamela Samuelson; University of California, Berkeley
Spring 2004 Head Graduate Student Instructor
Course: Astro 10 -- Introduction to General Astronomy
Instructor: Steven Stahler; University of California, Berkeley
Fall 2003 Graduate Student Instructor
Course: Astro 10 -- Introduction to General Astronomy
Instructor: Gibor Basri; University of California, Berkeley
Fall 2002 Graduate Student Instructor
Course: Astro 10 -- Introduction to General Astronomy
Instructor: Alexei Filippenko; University of California, Berkeley
Spring 2002 Graduate Student Instructor
Course: Astro 12 -- The Planets
Instructors: Imke de Pater, Raymond Jeanloz; University of California, Berkeley
Fall 2001 Graduate Student Instructor
Course: Astro 10 -- Introduction to General Astronomy
Instructor: Alexei Filippenko; University of California, Berkeley
Spring 1997 Academic Tutor
Course: Math -- Calculus I, II and III
Instructor: North Learning Assistance Center; Northern Arizona University

Awards and Honors

2012 John Gideon Memorial Award
Election Verification Network
Fall 2003 Wiche Fellowship, School of Information Management and Systems
University of California, Berkeley
Spring 2003 Berkeley Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, School of Information Management and Systems
University of California, Berkeley
Spring 2002 Alliance For Graduate Education and The Professoriate Supplementation Fellowship
University of California, Berkeley
2001 - 2004 Berkeley Edge Academic Fellowship
University of California, Berkeley
2001 - 2002 Honorable Mention, Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship For Minorities
The Ford Foundation
2000 Physics and Astronomy Department Senior Bedwell Scholar
Northern Arizona University
2000 Outstanding Student of Physics and Astronomy
Northern Arizona University
2000 Henry Hooper Undergraduate Research Grant
Northern Arizona University
1998 - 1999 Physics and Astronomy Department Chair's Scholar
Northern Arizona University
1999 Physics and Astronomy Department Vesto M. Slipher Scholar
Northern Arizona University

Extracurricular Activity

December 2011 - Present Vice Chairmain, Board of Directors
California Voter Foundation
Spring 2013 - Present Member, Board of Directors
Verified Voting Foundation
May 2013 - Present Member, Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) IV
Federal Communications Commission
Spring 2013 - Present Member, Technical Advisory Board
Los Angeles County Voting System Assessment Project
Spring 2013 - Present Member, Steering Committee and Editorial Board
USENIX Journal of Election Technology and Systems (JETS)
Summer 2011 - Present Member, Advisory Panel
California Secretary of State, Post-Election Risk-Limiting Audit Pilot Program
2013 Program Committee
4th International Conference on E-voting and Identity (VoteID 2013)
Fall 2011 - Fall 2012 Research Fellow
New York University School of Law, Information Law Institute
2012 Program Committee
2012 Electronic Voting Technology Workshop/Workshop on Trustworthy Elections (EVT/WOTE '12)
2012 Organizing Committee
Mobile and Location Privacy: A Technology and Policy Dialog (A joint NYU/Princeton conference)
2008 - 2011 Coordinating Committee Member
Election Verification Network
2008 - 2011 Member, Board of Directors
California Voter Foundation
2011 Program Committee
3rd International Conference on E-voting and Identity (VoteID 2011)
2011 Study Panel Member
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)/National Science Foundation (NSF); Ethical Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Study of Human Subjects Research in Computer Science
2011 Program Committee
2011 Electronic Voting Technology Workshop/Workshop on Trustworthy Elections (EVT/WOTE '11)
2011 Program Committee
1st Global Conference on Transparency Research
2010 Expert Advisory Panel
Maryland General Assembly Department of Legislative Services (via RTI International); Maryland Voting Systems Study
2010 Program Committee
Workshop on Governance of Technology, Information, and Policies (GTIP)
2010 Program Chair
Open Government: Defining, Designing and Sustaining Transparency
2010 Program Committee
2010 Electronic Voting Technology Workshop/Workshop on Trustworthy Elections (EVT/WOTE '10)
2010 Program Committee Member
Fifth Annual iSchools Conference 2009 (iConference '09)
2009 Program Chair
2009 Electronic Voting Technology Workshop/Workshop on Trustworthy Elections (EVT/WOTE '09)
2009 Organizing Committee Member
2009 Election Verification Network (EVN) Conference
2008 Program Committee Member
2008 USENIX/ACCURATE Electronic Voting Technology Workshop (EVT '08)
2007 Academic Review Team Member
Ohio Secretary of State; Evaluation and Validation of Election-Related Equipment, Standards and Testing (EVEREST)
2007 Academic Review Team Member
California Secretary of State; Top-To-Bottom Review (TTBR) of Voting Systems
2007 Graduate Student Representative
Committee on Computing and Communications (COMP), UC Berkeley Academic Senate
2007 Program Committee Member
IAVoSS Workshop On Trustworthy Elections (WOTE 2007)
Spring 2006 - Present Member
National Committee for Voting Integrity
2005 Graduate Student Representative
Berkeley Information Technology Review Committee
Fall 2004 - Fall 2005 Graduate Student Representative
eBerkeley Steering Committee
2002 - 2005 Graduate Student Representative
KALX Radio Policy Advisory Board
2000 - Present Member
Sigma Delta Pi, National Collegiate Spanish Honor Society
2002 - 2004 Graduate Student Representative
Educational Technology Committee (eBerkeley)
2003 Parliamentarian and Delegate
Graduate Assembly (GA) of the University of California, Berkeley
2003 Chair
GA Organization and Rules Committee
2003 Organization and Rules Representative
GA Executive Committee

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Unreviewed Publications

Presentations and Testimony