Andrea Matwyshyn

Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University

Dr. Andrea M. Matwyshyn is an academic and author whose work focuses on technology and innovation, particularly information security and consumer privacy law and policy.

Professor Matwyshyn is a US-UK Fulbright Commission Cyber Security Scholar award recipient in 2016-2017, collaborating with the University of Oxford Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre. She is a (tenured full) professor of law / professor of computer science (by courtesy) at Northeastern University, a faculty affiliate of the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, and a visiting research collaborator at the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University, where she was the Microsoft Visiting Professor during 2014-15.

She has worked in both the public and the private sector. In 2014, she served as the Senior Policy Advisor/ Academic in Residence at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. As public service, she has testified in Congress on issues of information security regulation, and she maintains ongoing policy engagement. Prior to entering the academy, she was a corporate attorney in private practice, focusing her work on technology transactions. She continues to maintain collaborative technology industry relationships.

Professor Matwyshyn has previously held primary appointments in University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Northwestern University School of Law, and the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She has also held visiting appointments or affiliations at the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, Singapore Management University, Indian School of Business and University of Notre Dame.

Twitter – @amatwyshyn | @Northeastern

Past Appearances

Work of Tomorrow: January 14, 2019

Host Christian Terwiesch is joined by Shaun Moore (CEO, Trueface) and Andrea Matwyshyn (Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University) on the Monday, January 14, 2019 edition of Work of Tomorrow.Read More

Air Date: Monday, January 14, 2019

Knowledge@Wharton: December 19, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Matt McAllister (Professor and Graduate Programs Chair, Bellisario College of Communications, Penn State), David Betancourt (Reporter, The Washington Post), Ebony Thomas (Assistant Professor of Literacy, Culture and International Education Division, The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania), Scott Page (Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex System, Political Science and Economics; Author of “The Diversity Bonus: How Great Teams Pay off in the Knowledge Economy”, University of Michigan), Andrea Matwyshyn (Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), and Jennifer Golbeck (Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Maryland) on the Wednesday, December 19, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: December 12, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Jamie Susskind (Author and Lawyer), Senthil Veeraraghavan (Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, the Wharton School), Paul Overberg (Reporter, Wall Street Journal), Christopher Bosso (Professor of Public Policy and Politics, Northeastern University), Steffen Schmidt (Lucken Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University), and Andrea Matwyshyn (Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University) on the Wednesday, December 12, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: December 3, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Amy Westervelt (Journalist; Author of “Forget Having It All”), Michael Greenberger (Professor of Law; Founder and Director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Maryland), Andrea Matwyshyn (Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University), and William Burke-White (Deputy Dean and Professor of Law; Inaugural Director, World Perry House, University of Pennsylvania Law School) on the Monday, December 3, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Monday, December 3, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: November 16, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by John Woodrow Cox (Enterprise Reporter, The Washington Post), Jane E Kirtley (Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law, Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota), Ravin Jesuthasan (Co-Author of “Reinventing Jobs”; Managing Director, Willis Towers Watson), John Boudreau (Co-Author of “Reinventing Jobs”; Professor of Management Organization, Research Director, Center for Effective Organizations, University of Southern California), Andrea Matwyshyn (Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University), Tobias Barrington Wolff (Law Professor, University of Pennsylvania), and Sinan Aral (David Austin Professor of Management, MIT Sloan) on the Friday, November 16, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Friday, November 16, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: October 1, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Martin Kretschmer (Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Director of CREATe Centre, University of Glasgow), Andrea Matwyshyn (Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University), Jake Knapp (Design Partner, Google Ventures), John Zeratsky (Design Partner, Google Ventures), David Zaring (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton), R. Polk Wagner (Professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School), John Paul MacDuffie (Professor of Management; Director of the Program on Vehicle and Mobility Innovation (PVMI), the Wharton School; Wharton’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management), and Jennifer Golbeck (Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Maryland) on the Monday, October 1, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Monday, October 1, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: July 30, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Robert Litan (Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution), Gad Allon (Jeffrey A. Keswin Professor, Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, Director of the Management and Technology Program, University of Pennsylvania), Michael Greenberger (Professor of Law; Founder and Director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Maryland), Andrea Matwyshyn (Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University), Erik Gordon (Professor in the Ross School of Business, Univeristy of Michigan), Mark Cohen (Director of Retail Studies, Columbia University Graduate School of Business), and James Cox (Law Professor, Duke) on the Monday, July 30, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Monday, July 30, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: June 21, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Natalie Kitroeff (Economy Reporter, New York Times), Valerie Karplus (Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)), Jackson Ewing (Senior Fellow, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions; Adjunct Associate Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University), Andrea Matwyshyn (Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University), Frans von der Dunk (Professor, University of Nebraska), Greg Autry Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship, Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California), Jennifer Golbeck (Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Maryland), and Eric Orts (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management; Director, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership, Wharton) on the Thursday, June 21, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: June 6, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Bruce Van Saun (Chairman and CEO, Citizens Financial Group, Inc., Citizens Bank), Andrea Matwyshyn (Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University), Mauro Guillen (Professor of International Management; Director, The University of Pennsylvania; Wharton’s The Lauder Institute), Jennifer Golbeck (Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Maryland), and Robert Meyer (Professor, Co-Director of Wharton’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania) on the Wednesday, June 6, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: May 23, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Lily Zheng (Co-Author of “Gender Ambiguity in the Workplace”), Julianna Pillemer (Doctoral Candidate in Management, The Wharton School, Univ of Pennsylvania), Alan Sykes (Professor of Law; Director, Program in International Economic Law, Business and Policy, Stanford Law School), Andrea Matwyshyn (Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University), Roger Clark (Founding Member and Managing Partner; Visiting Professor, The Clark Law Group; Rutgers Law School Camden), Nancy Rothbard (Professor of Management, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania), and Sinan Aral (David Austin Professor of Management, MIT Sloan) on the Wednesday, May 23, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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Dr. Andrea M. Matwyshyn is an academic and author whose work focuses on technology and innovation, particularly information security and consumer privacy law and policy. Professor Matwyshyn is a US-UK Fulbright Commission Cyber Security Scholar award recipient in 2016-2017, collaborating with the University of Oxford Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre.Read More

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