Mark MacCarthy

Mark MacCarthy is an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University. He is the author of Regulating Digital Industries: How Public Oversight Can Encourage Competition, Protect Privacy and Ensure Free Speech, (Brookings, 2023).


Mark MacCarthy is an adjunct faculty member in the Communication, Culture & Technology Program in the Graduate School at Georgetown University, where he teaches courses in technology policy. He also teaches courses on privacy and artificial intelligence (AI) ethics in the Philosophy Department. He is a senior fellow at the Institute for Technology Law and Policy at Georgetown Law and a senior policy fellow at the Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. He is also a senior fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum, where he works on AI and data privacy projects, and a nonresident senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings. He holds a Ph.D in philosophy from Indiana University and an M.A. in economics from the University of Notre Dame.

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