May 27, 2022

Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, University Librarian at UC Berkeley, Joins Authors Alliance Board of Directors

From the Author’s Alliance:

2016-04-28_14-31-25We are delighted to welcome Jeffrey MacKie-Mason to our Board of Directors, where he joins Pamela Samuelson, Molly Van Houweling, Carla Hesse, and Thomas Leonard [former University Librarian at UC Berkeley] in guiding the strategic decisions and activities of the Authors Alliance. MacKie-Mason is the University Librarian and Chief Digital Scholarship Officer at UC Berkeley, and has joint appointments as a professor in the School of Information and in the Department of Economics.


MacKie-Mason earned his Ph.D. in economics from MIT and a master’s in public policy from the University of Michigan. He is a pioneering scholar in the economics of the Internet, online behavior, and digital information creation and distribution.

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See Also: Interview with Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, University Librarian at UC Berkeley (March 15, 2016)

See Also: Video: UC Berkeley’s Incoming University Librarian, Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, on Why Privacy is Doomed (September 26, 2015)

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