Ilana Ullman was a policy and communications analyst with New America’s Ranking Digital Rights project.
Before joining New America, Ullman was a Google Policy Fellow at the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law, where she contributed research to the first-ever report surveying U.S. law enforcement use of face recognition technology. Previously, Ullman worked in the Global Internet Freedom program at Freedom House, where she implemented internet governance initiatives, led digital security trainings, and provided support for projects promoting and protecting human rights online.
Ullman graduated from Central European University, where she earned an MA in public policy with a specialization in media, information, and communications policy. She wrote her thesis on law enforcement surveillance of the 2015 Baltimore protests after the death of Freddie Gray. She also holds a BA in government & politics from the University of Maryland, College Park.