Shorenstein Fellows

Dipayan Ghosh, a Fellow at New America, was among the 2018 spring Fellows named by the Harvard Kennedy School for Business-based Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. (LinkedIn photo)

The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, based at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Business, Jan. 11 announced its spring 2018 Fellows, who include Indian American Dipayan Ghosh.

“This semester we will be joined by experienced journalists and practitioners who focus on some of today’s most pressing issues: race relations, the urban/rural divide, the role of algorithms in society and climate change, among other topics,” said Shorenstein Center director Nicco Mele in a statement.

Joan Shorenstein Fellows spend the academic semester researching and writing a paper, participating in events and interacting with students, faculty and the Harvard community.

Ghosh is a fellow at New America, where he works on digital privacy, artificial intelligence, and civil rights. A computer scientist by training, Ghosh until recently worked on global privacy and public policy issues at Facebook, as well as technology policy at the White House from 2013 through 2015.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Connecticut and a doctorate in the same study from Cornell University.

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