Chinmayi Sharma is an associate professor at Fordham Law School. She was formerly a scholar in residence at the Strauss Center for International Security and Law and a lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. Her research and teaching focus on open internet governance, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence accountability, computer crime/criminal procedure, torts and administrative law.
She is a Cybersecurity and Technology Fellow at the Strauss Center and is affiliated with the Atlantic Council, the Transatlantic Cyber Forum, Foreign Policy for America (FP4A), the Internet Law and Policy Foundry, the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum and the Council on Foreign Relations. She is on the program committee for the CS & Law Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, the ACM Law & AI workshop, and the ACM Software Supply Chain Offensive Research and Ecosystem Defenses workshop.
Her scholarship has been included in the Hague’s International Cyber Security Bibliography. She has written extensively for Lawfare and has been quoted by NPR, ProPublica, the New York Times, and Schneier on Security. Before joining academia, Chinmayi worked at Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis, a telecommunications law firm in Washington, D.C.; clerked for Chief Judge Michael F. Urbanski of the Western District of Virginia; and co-founded a software development company.