Alumni (National Fellow)

Ope Akanbi

Ambrose Monell Foundation National Fellow in Technology and Democracy
Minneapolis, Minnesota
LL.B. Obafemi Awolowo University (2008)
LL.M. Harvard Law School (2012)
LL.M. Cardozo School of Law Yeshiva University (2014)
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania (2019)
Dream Mentor:
Margaret O'Mara
University of Washington
Fields of Interest:
Media and The Press
Science and Technology


Ope Akanbi is a Ph.D. candidate at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania where she is completing her dissertation titled, “Bounding Work: Time, Technology and Labor Regulation.” Ope received her LL.B. from Obafemi Awolowo University in 2008 and her LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 2012. She is currently a member of the New York Bar. She teaches Privacy and Media at New York University and her work has been published in the International Journal of Communication and the Yale Law Journal Forum. Ope is the 2018-19 Ambrose Monell Foundation Funded Fellow in Technology and Democracy.

Thesis Description:

Bounding Work: Time, Technology and Labor Regulation

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