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Research Assistants

2016 - 2017

Edward George, Chief Research Assistant

Edward George is the Chief Research Assistant for the Center. He is a third-year at Georgetown Law, focusing on privacy and technology law. He is a co-founding member and the Articles Editor for the Georgetown Law Technology Review, and will participate in the Institute for Public Representation: Communications and Technology Law Clinic during the fall. Further, Edward has served as a law clerk to Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) on the U.S Senate Committee on the Judiciary, and was a Summer Associate at Paul Hastings LLP.  He is a graduate of Syracuse University and was a visiting student in The General Course at the London School of Economics and Political Science. You can email him at ejg75@law.georgetown.edu.

Sara Ainsworth

Sara Ainsworth is a third year law student at Georgetown Law, focusing on technology law. She is a co-founding member and the Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Georgetown Law Technology Review. She has served as a law clerk at the Federal Trade Commission in both the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection and the Southwest Region. She graduated with honors from Georgetown University, where she majored in international politics. After graduation, Sara will join Polsinelli PC.

Lindsey Barrett

Lindsey Barrett is a third-year student at Georgetown Law, and a research assistant for the Center. She is the co-founder and Managing Editor of the Georgetown Law Technology Review, the Updates Editor for the American Bar Association Internet of Things Committee, and a Staff Editor for the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. She has worked at the Future of Privacy Forum, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, the Department of Justice Office of International Affairs, the Office of Management and Budget (the Senior Advisor for Privacy), and Facebook (Privacy & Public Policy Group). Lindsey graduated with honors from Duke University where she majored in English and French, and you can reach her at lmb275@georgetown.edu or on Twitter at @LAM_Barrett.

David Houck

David Houck is a research assistant for the Center. He is a second-year student at Georgetown Law, focusing on cybersecurity, privacy, and technology issues. David is a member of the Georgetown Journal of International Law as well as an inaugural member of the Georgetown Law Technology Review. In the spring, he will participate in the Institute for Public Representation: Communications and Technology Law Clinic. David studied biomedical engineering at Duke University and afterward spent almost three years working for a large federal IT contractor, where he developed an interest in cybersecurity issues. You can email him at dbh39@georgetown.edu.

Megan Iorio

Megan Iorio is a second year student at Georgetown Law. She developed an interest in privacy as an activist working on foreign policy issues, and has been a tech geek from a young age. Prior to law school, Megan was the Organizing Director of Just Foreign Policy, a national grassroots advocacy organization focused on promoting progressive foreign policy reform. This past summer, she was a Palestine Works Fellow at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. As an undergraduate, she studied classics at New York University. You can email her at mi320@georgetown.edu or follow her on Twitter at @meganiorio.

Matthew Khan

Matthew is a senior at Georgetown University majoring in Government with a concentration in International Relations from Newington, Connecticut. He has held several professional roles in research, data preservation, and analysis, and has taken coursework in law and international security. Matthew's primary interests are law enforcement, cybersecurity, and national security law.

Sabrina McCubbin

Sabrina McCubbin is a second year student at Georgetown Law, and has been a research assistant with the Center since the spring semester of her first year. She is a member of the moot court team, the Journal of National Security Law and Policy, and part of the Global Law Scholars program. She received her BA from McGill University in Psychology and Linguistics. Prior to law school, she worked as an interviewer at a background screening organization, and at a web design firm as a copywriter and content manager. This summer, she worked with the United States Coast Guard as a legal intern in the Office of Information and Intelligence Law. You can email her at srm98@law.georgetown.edu.

Eric Olson

Eric Olson is a research assistant with the Center and a first-year law student at Georgetown Law. Eric graduated from Dartmouth College with Honors in 2012, majoring in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies. After graduating, he worked in the fields of refugee resettlement legal advocacy in Cairo, Egypt as well as community economic development in East Harlem, New York. You can e-mail him at ero16@georgetown.edu and follow him on Twitter @ericolson124.

Jaime Petenko

Jaime Petenko is a research assistant with the Center. She is an LL.M. student at Georgetown Law, focusing on privacy, telecommunications and technology issues.Jaime received her BA in Anthropology from the University of Notre Dame and her JD from Louisiana State University.Prior to returning to graduate school, Jaime worked as a corporate lawyer for Latham &Watkins LLP in both their Houston and London offices, where she developed an interest in privacy issues. You can email her at jbp75@georgetown.edu.

Kelly Singleton

Kelly Singleton is a research assistant with the Center and a third year student at Georgetown Law. During law school, Kelly has worked at the Department of Justice's Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties and the Electronic Privacy Information Center. She is currently serving as a law clerk to Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) on the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary and will be a Teaching Fellow for the Privacy, Civil Liberties & Face Recognition Week One course this winter. After graduation, Kelly will join Edelson PC as an associate focusing on privacy and tech-related consumer protection litigation. She received her B.A. from George Washington University in philosophy with honors. You can email her at kas365@law.georgetown.edu and follow her on Twitter at @kellyasingleton


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