Abby Lemert is a first-year student at Yale Law School. She researches digital authoritarianism, emerging technologies, and their intersection with international human rights, and co-authors a Lawfare column on U.S.-China technology policy and national security. Before law school, Abby interned for the U.S. State Department, the NSA’s Civil Liberties & Privacy Office, and Privacy International, developing mechanisms to facilitate transparency and privacy in global surveillance supply chains. She holds an M.Sc. in Informatics from the University of Edinburgh and an M.A. in Public Diplomacy & Global Communication from UCL, where she studied as a Marshall Scholar. She received her B.S.E. in Engineering and International Relations from Purdue University.