Faculty and Staff

HirchDennis Hirsch is Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Data and Governance at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. He also holds the title of Professor of Law at Capital University Law School.

Professor Hirsch’s research interests lie at the intersection of governance theory and information privacy law and he has written extensively in this area. He also writes about European data protection law, comparative information privacy law, and the instructive similarities between environmental law and privacy regulation. In 2010, he served as a Fulbright Senior Professor at the University of Amsterdam where he produced a leading study on collaborative Dutch data protection regulation. Professor Hirsch has published articles in the Illinois Law Review, the Georgia Law Review, the Indiana Law Journal, the Administrative Law Review and numerous other law journals. He is the co-author (with Jerry Anderson) of Environmental Law Practice: Problems and Exercises for Skills Development (Carolina Academic Press), a textbook adopted at over thirty law schools. He teaches courses on Information Privacy Law, Big Data Law and Policy, and Environmental Law. Full bio.

Keir Lamont is the Program Manager of the Program on Data and College at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

Keir is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center (’15) where he was a member of the Institute for Public Representation: Communications and Technology Law Section and a Senior Editor for the Georgetown Journal of International Law. Prior to joining the Program on Data and Governance, Keir was a Privacy Fellow for the digital rights organization AccessNow and worked as an attorney fellow at the boutique technology law firm, ZwillGen PLLC. He has an undergraduate degree in political science and economics from the University of Florida.