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David Alfred Hoffman

Steed Family Professor of the Practice of Public Policy
Sanford School of Public Policy
Box 90245, Durham, NC 27708
110 Sanford Building, Box 90245, Durham, NC 27708

Research Interests


Cybersecurity, Cyberwar, Privacy, Gender Violence, Social Equity, Critical Infrastructure Policy, Health Data Policy, Information Intermediary Liability, Technology Law and Policy

Selected Grants


The Open Data Market and Targeting of U.S. Military Personnel

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2022 - 2023

External Relationships


  • Art4Humanity
  • Center for Cybersecurity Policy and Law
  • Certree Inc.
  • Future of Privacy Forum
  • Intel Corporation
  • Art4Humanity
  • Center for Cybersecurity Policy and Law
  • Certree Inc.
  • Future of Privacy Forum
  • Intel Corporation
  • Israel Tech Policy Institute
  • Labatov Sucharow
  • Millicom
  • Mine Inc.
  • NSA
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Paladin Capital
  • Resolute Data Protection LLC
  • Triangle Privacy Research Hub
  • Venable

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported outside activities with the companies, institutions, or organizations listed above. This information is available to institutional leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts of interest.