Tiffany Li

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Law
Phone: (603) 513-5137
Office: UNH School of Law, 2 White Street, Concord, NH 03301

Tiffany C. Li is a technology attorney and legal scholar. She is an Assistant Professor of Law at University of New Hampshire School of Law, where she teaches Internet Law and Constitutional Law. She is also a Fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project.

Li is an expert on privacy, artificial intelligence, and technology platform governance. She regularly appears as a legal commentator in national and global news outlets, and she has written for popular publications including the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and Slate. She also writes a recurring column on technology and privacy for MSNBC. Her recent academic scholarship includes articles on privacy in pandemic and privacy as a civil right.

She previously taught Technology Law at Boston University School of Law. Li has also held past affiliations with Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy and U.C. Berkeley’s Center for Technology, Society and Policy. Prior to academia, she gained experience in law and policy at leading technology organizations including the Wikimedia Foundation, General Assembly, and

Li is a licensed attorney and has CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPT, and CIPM certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She has a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a Global Law Scholar, and a B.A. in English from University of California, Los Angeles, where she was a Norma J. Ehrlich Scholar.

Li has been honored with a variety of accolades, including: Transatlantic Digital Debates Fellow (Global Public Policy Institute/New America Foundation), Fellow of Information Privacy (International Association of Privacy Professionals), Internet Law and Policy Foundry Fellow (Internet Education Foundation), Fastcase 50 honoree, and Intellectual Property Law Fellow (American Bar Association).


  • J.D., Georgetown University
  • B.A., English, University of California

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Business/Corporate Law
  • Communications Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Cybersecurity
  • Ethical Use of Technology
  • Ethics/Values in Science and Technology
  • International and Comparative Law
  • Internet Law
  • Law
  • Law & Legal Studies
  • Law & Technology
  • Law and society
  • Philosophy of law
  • Privacy
  • Public Health Law

Courses Taught

  • 987: Internet Law

Selected Publications

Li, T. (2021). Post-Pandemic Privacy Law. The American University law review, 70(5), 1681-1728. Retrieved from

Fosch, E., Kieseberg, P., & Li, T. (2017). Humans Forget, Machines Remember: Artificial Intelligence and the Right to Be Forgotten.

Li, T., Bronfman, J., & Zhou, Z. (2017). Saving Face: Unfolding the Screen of Chinese Privacy Law.

Li, T. (2016). Pokémon Go and the Law: Privacy, Intellectual Property, and Other Legal Concerns.

Li, T., & Zhou, Z. (2016). Chinese Privacy Law: A Practitioner's Guide to Current Regulations, Future Trends & Business Applications.

Li, T. (2015). Greenleaf's 'Asian Data Privacy Laws': A Key Resource for U.S. And International Privacy Scholars.

Li, T. (n.d.). Privacy in Pandemic: Law, Technology, and Public Health in the COVID-19 Crisis. SSRN Electronic Journal. doi:10.2139/ssrn.3690004