As the director of open internet policy for New America’s Open Technology Institute, Sarah Morris leads OTI’s advocacy and legal efforts on issues related to broadband access and adoption, online consumer protections, and preserving the open internet. Her work on these issues has been widely quoted in a number of national publications, and she has appeared as an expert on radio and television outlets. She is a regular contributor for The Hill, and frequently writes for a variety of other national outlets.
In addition, Morris is an adjunct professor of law at George Washington Law School, where she teaches telecommunications law and legal writing for the Federal Communications Law Journal.
Prior to joining New America, Morris was a Google policy fellow with the public interest law firm Media Access Project, where she assisted with research and drafting of FCC comments on a wide range of key communications issues. She earned a B.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a J.D. and LL.M. in space, cyber, and telecommunications law from Nebraska Law, completing her thesis on privacy and security concerns related to smart grid technology. She currently serves on the Alumni Council for the LL.M. program.