Margot Kaminski

Margot Kaminski

Scholar Title:

Associate Professor of Law

Department: Colorado Law

Colleges / Universities: University of Colorado


401 UCB
2450 Kittredge Loop Road
Wolf Law Building Room 417
Boulder, CO 80309

Phone Number: (303) 735-5218


Margot Kaminski is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Law School and the Director of the Privacy Initiative at Silicon Flatirons. She specializes in the law of new technologies, focusing on information governance, privacy, and freedom of expression. Recently, her work has examined autonomous systems, including AI, robots, and drones (UAS). 

In 2018, Professor Kaminski conducted research on comparative data privacy law as a recipient of the Fulbright-Schuman Innovation Grant.

Professor Kaminski has written widely for many law journals such as the University of Richmond Law Review, the Maryland Law Review, the Southern California Law Review, and the California Law Review Circuit. Her articles and op-ed pieces have also been published in the New York Times, Slate, and the New York Daily News, and she can often be heard on NPR’s On the Media.

Prior to joining Colorado Law, Margot was an Assistant Professor at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (2014-2017) and served for three years as the Executive Director of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, where she remains an affiliated fellow. She is a co-founder of the Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Andrew J. Kleinfeld of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Fairbanks, Alaska.


J.D. Yale Law School, 2010

B.A. Harvard University, 2004