Professor Chander is an expert on the global regulation of new technologies. A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, he clerked for Chief Judge Jon O. Newman of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge William A. Norris of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He practiced law in New York and Hong Kong with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. He has been a visiting law professor at Yale, the University of Chicago, Stanford, Cornell, and Tsinghua. He previously served as the Director of the California International Law Center and Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis. A member of the American Law Institute, he has also served on the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law, where he co-founded the International Law and Technology Interest Group. The author of The Electronic Silk Road (Yale University Press), he serves as a judge of the Stanford Junior International Faculty Forum. A recipient of Google Research Awards and an Andrew Mellon grant on the topic of surveillance, he has served on ICTSD/World Economic Forum expert groups on the digital economy. He serves as an Adjunct Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Policy, a faculty advisor to Georgetown’s Institute for Technology Law and Policy, and as a faculty affiliate of Yale’s Information Society Project.
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
"The Supreme Court Decides: A Final Word on Gonzalez v. Google and Twitter v. Taamneh with Anupam Chander," coverage in Tech Policy Press, May 21, 2023, featuring Professor Anupam Chander.
"Critics Say Montana's TikTok Ban Is a Violation of Free Speech. Here's What to Know," coverage in Times, May 18, 2023, featuring Professor Anupam Chander.
"The Biden administration wants TikTok sold or banned. Is that constitutional?," coverage on WFAE 90.7, March 17, 2023, featuring Professor Anupam Chander.
"AI will have its day in court — but human judges will always rule," coverage in Arab News, March 5, 2023, featuring Professor Anupam Chander.