Corin Stone Joins AUWCL’s Tech, Law and Security Program as Scholar-in-Residence

August 18, 2020

TLS Scholar-in-Residence Corin Stone
TLS Scholar-in-Residence Corin Stone

American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) is pleased to welcome Corin Stone as Scholar-in-Residence of the Tech, Law and Security Program (TLS) this fall.

Stone is on leave from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), where she served as the Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Strategy & Engagement, leading a team that positioned the Intelligence Community to achieve its future vision through transformative initiatives and cutting-edge research and development. As a Scholar-in-Residence of TLS, Stone will be conducting research, developing programming, and teaching courses focused on the intersection between the law, national security, technology, and privacy.

"Corin comes to us with decades of experience about some of the most important, evolving tech, law and national security issues we face. She will be an extraordinary asset to the TLS Program and to the WCL community,” said Professor and TLS Faculty Director Jennifer Daskal, founder of the Program.

"We are extremely fortunate and excited that Corin is joining the TLS program,” added TLS Program Director Gary Corn. “She brings unmatched knowledge and experience to our team, enabling us to expand the depth and breadth of our work on some of the most important issues of the day."

Along with serving in a number of key leadership roles at ODNI, including as the first Principal Deputy General Counsel from 2005-2010, Stone also served on joint duty assignment as the Executive Director for the National Security Agency (NSA) from 2014-2017, working with NSA’s Director and Deputy Director to provide leadership in all areas of the enterprise and to represent NSA’s interests both internally and externally.

"I am thrilled to be joining the Tech, Law and Security program at AU's Washington College of Law.  TLS is doing cutting-edge work at the intersection of technology law and national security issues,” Stone said. “TLS' work will help shape the way our nation operates for years to come and I look forward to contributing to TLS' scholarship and solutions for the future.” 

Stone joins Alex Joel, who paved the way as the first TLS Scholar-in-Residence and continues to stay on as part of the Program's growing team of distinguished experts.                       

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