Woodrow Hartzog


Northeastern University

Professor of Law and Computer Science

Woodrow Hartzog is a Professor of Law and Computer Science at Northeastern University School of Law and the Khoury College of Computer Sciences. He is also a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, a Non-resident Fellow at The Cordell Institute at Washington University, and an Affiliate Scholar at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. He is the author of Privacy’s Blueprint: The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies, published in 2018 by Harvard University Press, and the co-author of Breached! Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve It, published in 2022 by Oxford University Press (with Daniel Solove). He is joining the faculty of the Boston University School of Law in the fall of 2022.


Contributions by Woodrow Hartzog

  • We’re so close to getting data loyalty right
    Privacy Perspectives
  • Face-off: Privacy versus facial recognition
    Speaker at Virtual Boston KnowledgeNet: December 9, 2020
  • Facial Recognition: Is banning this technology the only ethical use?
    Speaker at Virtual Salt Lake City KnowledgeNet: August 20, 2020
  • The Case Against Consent: Designing for Privacy
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • Welcome and Opening General Session
    Speaker at IAPP ANZ Summit 2019
  • Closing General Session
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018