Jane Yakowitz
Visiting Assistant Professor , Brooklyn Law School

Jane Yakowitz joined the faculty of Brooklyn Law School as a Visiting Assistant Professor for a two-year term beginning in the fall of 2010. Her research interests include privacy law, the legal profession, and empirical legal studies. She previously served as the Director of Project SEAPHE (Scale and Effects of Admissions Preferences in Higher Education) at UCLA School of Law, which investigates the effects that admissions preferences based on factors such as race, socioeconomic status, and athletics have on their intended beneficiaries. Professor Yakowitz is also an accomplished artist and musician. She has recorded several albums and has performed at Carnegie Hall and other venues across the U.S., Canada, and Europe.


Policy & Ethics
Location: Murray Hill Suite A Level: Non-technical
Solon Barocas (New York University), Betsy Masiello (Google), Jane Yakowitz (Brooklyn Law School)
A panel discussion that will identify and debate the key ethical, legal, and policy issues in analytics and applications of big data. The panelists will hash out some of the novel privacy concerns, but they will also consider issues around autonomy, fairness, fragmentation, and transparency, as well as the appropriate and available responses to them. Read more.


  • Aster Data
  • EMC Greenplum
  • GE
  • Lexis Nexis
  • MarkLogic
  • Tableau Software
  • Cloudera
  • DataStax
  • Informatica
  • DataSift
  • Splunk
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Datameer
  • Impetus
  • Karmasphere
  • MapR Technologies
  • Pervasive
  • Platform Computing
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Sybase
  • Xeround
  • Media-Science
  • Platfora

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