Bryce C. Newell, PhD, JD, is an Assistant Professor of Media Law and Policy in the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon. Previously, he was an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky; postdoctoral researcher at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) at Tilburg University Law School (in the Netherlands); and Google Policy Fellow at the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. Bryce is also a Board Member of the Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) (a British charity); Dialogue Editor of the SSN's open-access academic journal, Surveillance & Society; and a founding member of the Editorial Board Committee for the new open-access journal, Technology and Regulation (TechReg).
His teaching and research are focused on issues of law and technology, surveillance, media/internet law, and information law and politics. His primary research interests are in privacy and surveillance (particularly within the contexts of policing, criminal justice, and immigration), access to information, and aspects of criminal law and criminal procedure that pertain to the use of ICTs by police or members of society. He earned his Ph.D. in Information Science at the University of Washington, and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law.