Summer/Fall Research Assistant to Francis Fukuyama

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law is hiring two research assistants to help support Center Director, Francis Fukuyama's work on regulation and anti-trust for the Project on Democracy and the Internet.  

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Stanford University undergraduate or graduate research assistant will work on  the legal and historical background of regulatory and anti-trust policies related to technology, as well as some quantitative data collection.  Research will cover both US and European policies:  the AT&T, IBM, and Microsoft anti-trust cases, current EU competition policy, GDPR, etc.


Qualifications and Skills: 

Library research skills, good writing ability, and a basic familiarity with the current politics of social media and the internet.

Students will be asked to commit 20 hours (or more if desired) per week beginning Summer quarter 2019.  Weekly hours can be reduced to 8-10 during Fall quarter 2019. This position would be ideal for a student who is interested in European and American approaches to privacy, speech regulation, and similar issues.  Interested students should send a cover letter explaining why they are interested in the position and what background, skills or interests make them a good fit, along with a resume to Kristin Chandler at


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