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
"Elon Musk, internet freedom, and how the Supreme Court might force big tech into a catch-22," coverage in SCOTUS.blog, November 6, 2022, featuring Professor Anupam Chander.
"VPN Providers Threaten to Quit India Over New Data Law," coverage in Wired, May 5, 2022, featuring Professor Anupam Chander.
"Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150 billion over Myanmar violence," coverage in Reuters, December 7, 2021, featuring Professor Anupam Chander.
"Facebook puts the final nail in Mark Zuckerberg’s free speech master plan," coverage in Fortune, June 4, 2021, featuring Professor Anupam Chander.