Elana Zeide   

Elana Zeide

Visiting Assistant Professor

  • Degrees:

  • LL.M., J.D., New York University School of Law | M.F.A., Columbia University | B.A., Yale University
  • Contact:

  • elana.zeide@shu.edu
  • Tel:  973-642-8809
  • SSRN Site link
  • Courses:

  • Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Robots and the Law Internet Law and Government Foundations

Elana Zeide is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Seton Hall University School of Law; she is also an Affiliate at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology and a visiting fellow at Yale School of Law's Information Society Project. Her work focuses on the implications of shifting from human to big data-driven decision-making in education and hiring which includes issues raised by smart environment surveillance, algorithmic profiling, and predictive analytics that rely on artificial intelligence. Professor Zeide also advises educators, companies, and policymakers on privacy and information practices in traditional schools, virtual learning environments, and the commercial sphere.

Professor Zeide graduated from Yale University and New York University's School of Law. She worked as a Litigation Associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLC and a Legal Analyst at Bloomberg L.P. before opening her own privacy, media, and technology law practice. She also taught classes on Free Speech and the First Amendment as Visiting Professor at Yale University.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Professor Zeide was a journalist and pop culture columnist in London and New York, and earned a Master of Fine Arts in Nonfiction Writing from Columbia University's School of the Arts.