Jeffrey Ritter

Visiting Fellow

Department of Computer Science

Jeffrey teaches in the Oxford University Department of Computer Science on information governance and is also an External Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering, teaching courses on privacy engineering and information security policy.  As a practicing lawyer, he was a partner in national and international law firms, specializing in assisting large, multinational organizations to implement cutting-edge information technologies.  He has worked within the United Nations to lead the formulation of the rules for global online commerce, and was the founding chair of the American Bar Association Committee on Cyberspace Law.  His current academic research is on defining “quantum law”, expressing the first design principles for evolving the rule of law to function and sustain humankind in the Digital Age.