EVENT: Public Voices Lecture: Surveillance in the U.S.

December 5, 2013

Rachel Levinson-Waldman joins an expert panel hosted by the New School for Social Research entitled Public Voices: Surveillance in the U.S. The Center for Public Scholarship presented the Fifth Public Voices lecture in a series meant to provide a platform for distinguished public figures and scholars to address the most pressing issues of the day.



- James Bamford is a journalist who reports on U.S. intelligence agencies and author of three books on the NSA, including The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America.

- Jameel Jaffer is an ACLU deputy legal director and director of the ACLU's Center for Democracy, which houses the organization's National Security Project, Human Rights Program, and Speech, Privacy & Technology Project.

- Rachel Levinson-Waldman is Counsel for the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School.


- Kenneth Roth is Executive Director of Human Rights Watch. He has written extensively on a wide range of human rights abuses and recently wrote a piece for the New York Review of Books on "Rethinking Surveillance."