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Brighenti, Benedetta. “Opinion of Alternate Member of the Committee of Regions, Mondena Area, Italy, of the
the European Committee of the European Union
Regions — The Local and
Regional Dimension of the
Sharing Economy.” Official
Journal of the European Union
59: 28-48 (2016).
Dyal-Chand, Rashmi. “Regulating Professor of Law and Research Director. Northeastern University, JD 1994.
Sharing: The Sharing Economy Professor Dyal-Chand’s research and teaching focus on property law,
as an Alternative Capitalist poverty, economic development and consumer law. Her recent projects have
System.” Tulane Law Review 90: examined the role of property remedies in achieving more equal distribution.
241-247 (2015).
Her work has appeared in journals including the Cardozo Law Review,
Fordham Law Review and Stanford Journal of International Law. Professor
Dyal-Chand is also an editor of the law school's SSRN online
publication, Human Rights and the Global Economy.

Prior to joining the law school faculty in 2002, Professor Dyal-Chand served
as an associate general counsel of The Community Builders, Inc., a
nonprofit affordable housing developer, where she provided legal
representation on all aspects of complex real estate and housing
development transactions. Following law school, she served as a law clerk to
the Hon. Warren J. Ferguson of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth
Circuit, was a Public Interest Fellow at the law firm of Hall & Associates in
Los Angeles and practiced in the business department of the Boston law firm
of Foley Hoag, where she specialized in transactions involving intellectual
property licensing and transfer.
Finck. Michèle & Ranchordás, Michele Finck
Sofia. “Sharing and the City.”
Vanderbuilt Journal Transnational Michèle Finck joined the Londol School of Economics as a fellow in
Law 49: 1299-1308 (2016). September 2015. She completed a doctorate in EU law at the University of
Oxford from 2012-2015 and also holds an LL.M. from the European
University Institute, a bachelor and a master from the Sorbonne, and an
LL.B. from King's College London. In the 2013/2014 academic year she was
a visiting research scholar at NYU Law. Michèle is also the lecturer in EU
law at Keble College, University of Oxford. She teaches:
 Public Law: LL106
 Introduction to the Legal System: LL109
 Law and Institutions of the EU: LL232
 Human Rights Law: LL468

Sofia Ranchordas
 Sofia Ranchordás is an Assistant Professor of Constitutional and
Administrative at Leiden Law School since June 2016, where she
teaches Dutch Administrative Law and EU and Comparative
Administrative Law.
 From January 2015 to June 2016 Sofia Ranchordás was a Resident
Fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. During this
period her research was focused on the study of the regulation of digital
platforms in particular in the context of the sharing economy. While in
the United States, she remained affiliated with Tilburg Law School where
she had been appointed Assistant Professor of Administrative Law in
January 2014. At Tilburg she taught Constitutional and Administrative
Law, Comparative Administrative Law, and Legislative Studies. Sofia
Ranchordás defended her PhD entitled “Sunset Clauses and
Experimental Legislation: Blessing or Curse for Innovation?” in May
2014 at Tilburg Law School and University of Antwerp (joint PhD). Her
research was supervised by Professors Rob van Gestel (Tilburg) and
Patricia Popelier (Antwerp) and financed by the Dutch National
Research Council (NWO). Her PhD dissertation was distinguished with
a cum laude (highest honors in the Dutch system, top 5%). In 2014 she
was awarded the Prize for Best Dissertation of Tilburg University and her
PhD dissertation has since then been nominated for several prizes. In
July 2014 Sofia Ranchordás (co-applicant) and her colleague Linze
Schaap (applicant) from Tilburg University were awarded a Dutch
National Research Council grant (NWO) to start a research center on
the study of Regional Law and Governance (+/- €500,000). In October
2014 she received a Niels Stensen Fellowship to conduct research in
the United States. She has visited at several international universities
(University of Antwerp 2012-2014, George Washington University Law
School 2014, University of International Relations in Beijing 2016) and
collaborated with the University of Valencia in an international project on
the sharing economy.
 She graduated cum laude from the University of Utrecht (L.L.M Law and
Economics) with a thesis on the trade-off between fairness and
efficiency in the regulation of insider trading which was awarded a 10/10.
She practiced EU and competition law at a prestigious law firm in Lisbon
between 2008 and 2009. She graduated summa cum laude from Law
School in Portugal (Universidade Catolica Portuguesa (Porto, Portugal).
Hamari, J., Sjöklint, M., &
Ukkonen, A. “The sharing
economy: Why people participate
in collaborative consumption.”
Journal of the Association for
Information Science and
Technology, n/a-n/a. doi:
10.1002/asi.23552 (2015)).
Interian, Johanna. “Up in the Air: Law Clerk in White & Case LLP, Global Capitals Market
Harmonizing the Sharing Research Assistant, Constitutional Law, Boston College of Law
Economy through Airbnb Juris Doctor, Boston College of Law (2016)
Regulations.” Boston College Middlebury College
International and Comparative
Law Review. 39: 129-141
Katz, Vanessa. “Regulating the  Associate on the Alston & Bird, Corporate Transactions & Securities
Sharing Economy.” Berkeley Team.
Technology Law Journal 30:  She earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and her
1067-1126. (2015). B.A. from Pomona College. She served as an extern for Justice Jim
Humes of the California Court of Appeal and interned at the San
Francisco office of the Federal Trade Commission.
Loucks, Talia G. “Travelers  Talia Loucks is an associate attorney at Matovich, Keller & Murphy. Her
Beware: Tort Liability in the primary practice area is civil litigation. She is a member of the Montana
Sharing Economy.” Washington State Bar, and is licensed to practice in both Montana State and federal
Journal on Law & Technology court.
10:329-342 (2015).  She grew up in Friday Harbor, Washington and attended California
Lutheran University for her undergraduate studies, graduating magna
cum laude.
 After a short break from school in which she coached and worked as a
personal trainer and fitness instructor, Talia attended the University of
Washington School of Law. While there, she was the Chief Online Editor
of the Washington Journal of Technology, Law and Arts, was a member
of the Technology Law and Policy Clinic, and competed in the Manfred
Lachs International Space Law Moot Court Competition in Washington
 During her time in law school, Talia also clerked at the Washington State
Attorney General’s Office, interned with the Issaquah Prosecuting
Attorney’s Office, and worked at the University of Washington Student
Legal services providing low cost legal representation for UW students.
She moved to Billings in August of 2016 and enjoys running and hiking
in her free time.
Maese, Michelle. “Rethinking  Attorney
“Host” and “Guest” Relations in  Collin County District Attorney's Office
the Advent of Airbnb and the  Juris Doctor (2016), Texas A&M University School of Law
Sharing Economy.” Texas A&M J.  BA, University of Dallas (2009)
Property Law 2: 482-509 (2015).
Marzen, Chad, Darren A. Prum & Chad Marzen
Robert J. Aalberts. “The New  Professor Marzen is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies in
Sharing Economy: The Role of Business at the College of Business at Florida State University, where
Property, Tort, And Contract Law he has taught courses such as The Legal and Ethical Environment of
For Managing The Airbnb Model.” Business, Law for Accountancy, Uniform Commercial Code Business
New York University Journal Law Law Problems, and the Legal and Political Aspects of Insurance. He
and Business 13:295-298 (2016). grew up on a farm in north central Iowa. He received a B.A. from
Grinnell College in 2005 and a J.D. from Saint Louis University in 2008.
He practiced in an insurance defense law firm in Omaha, Nebraska for
approximately two-and-a-half years between 2008 and 2011 before his
appointment at Florida State University. He is a member of the state
bars of Iowa and Nebraska.
 Professor Marzen is an author or co-author of approximately 35
published or forthcoming academic articles. His authored or co-authored
articles have been published or are forthcoming in journals such as the
Baylor Law Review, Oklahoma Law Review, San Diego Law Review,
Saint Louis University Law Journal, University of Louisville Law Review,
West Virginia Law Review, Albany Law Review, North Dakota Law
Review, Journal of Insurance Regulation, Harvard Journal on Racial &
Ethnic Justice, New York University Journal of Law and Business, New
York University Journal of Law & Liberty, Virginia Environmental Law
Journal, Virginia Law & Business Review, Journal of College of
University Law, Texas Hispanic Journal of Law & Policy, Boston College
Environmental Affairs Law Review, Brigham Young University Journal of
Public Law, and the William and Mary Environmental Law & Policy
Review, among others. He has served as an expert witness on three
crop insurance cases in federal court and has presented on federal crop
insurance issues at the Boston College Law School, Creighton
University School of Law and the University of North Dakota School of
Law. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award from the
Seabee Memorial Scholarship Association (2013).

Darren A. Prum
 Mr. Prum comes to The Florida State University after completing several
years as a Visiting Lecturer in Business Law and Finance at the
University of Nevada, Las Vegas and as an Affiliate Faculty member at
Regis University's Las Vegas Campus. He taught Legal Environment of
Business and Business Law at all three universities, Construction Law,
and Personal Finance at UNLV as well as Financial Decision Making
and Interpreting Accounting Information at the graduate level at Regis.
He also has a wide range of experience in corporate, financial, legal,
and general business matters. His background includes many facets of
finance and related legal areas. Mr. Prum held financial management
positions in all levels of the construction industry (from trade contractor
to general contractor to owner's representative to architect/engineer). In
addition, he served for several years as the Business Manager for a
major defense contractor's $100M division with numerous sites around
the world. Mr. Prum is admitted to practice law in all state and federal
courts in New Mexico and the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Robert Aalberts
 Teaching in University of Las Vegas
 Legal Environment of Business
Business Law I
Business Law II
Real Estate Law I
Real Estate Law II
International Business Law
Law & Ethics
Law of the Internet
Executive MBA

 Research:
 Real Estate Law
Employment Law
 Clinical Professor of Business Law
 Real estate law, employment law
Mcpeak, Agnieszka A. “Sharing  Agnieszka McPeak joined the faculty in fall 2014 and teaches Torts,
Tort Liability in the New Sharing Ethics, Data Security & Privacy Law, and Social Media Discovery. She
Economy.” Connecticut Law also coordinates Toledo Law's involvement in the School of US Law and
Review 49:171-225 (2016). Business at the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland. Her research
interests involve the impact of new technology, like social media, on civil
procedure, ethics, and privacy law.
 Professor McPeak’s legal scholarship has been cited numerous times in
court documents and secondary sources. Her 2015 article, Social Media,
Smartphones, and Proportional Privacy in Civil Discovery, was quoted
by an Illinois appellate court in Carlson v. Jerousek for the proposition
that privacy interests should limit overly intrusive civil discovery.
Professor McPeak frequently presents at academic conferences and has
been invited to participate in symposia on topics such as the sharing
economy, civil discovery, and big data regulation. She also speaks to
judges, practitioners, and the general public on emerging technology
and the law.
 Before joining the Toledo Law faculty, Professor McPeak was a
Westerfield Fellow at Loyola University College of Law in New Orleans,
Louisiana. She was admitted to the Louisiana bar in 2007 and practiced
for five years with the New Orleans law firm of Stone Pigman Walther
Wittmann LLC in the areas of complex commercial litigation, intellectual
property law, malpractice, and mass tort litigation. During her time at
Stone Pigman, she was selected for inclusion to the 2009 edition of
Benchmark Litigation for her work in commercial litigation and has been
recognized as a "Rising Star" by Louisiana Super Lawyers magazine.
 She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Tulane University Law
School in 2007, where she served as a managing editor of the Tulane
Journal of International and Comparative Law, won the 2006-07 Tulane
Moot Court Senior ADR Competition, and served as the Administrative
Justice for Academic Affairs of the Tulane Moot Court Board. Upon
graduation, she received the Brian P. McSherry Award for demonstrating
the greatest dedication to the Law School's community service program
and the Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter, Award for
achieving the greatest distinction in the study of federal law. She
received her B.A., with honors, in Literature and in History from
University of California, Santa Cruz, in 2001.
Oskam, Jeroen & Albert Boswijk. Jeroen Oskam
“Airbnb: The Future Of Networked  From March 2015 Jeroen Oskam is appointed as the Director of the
Hospitality Businesses.” Journal Research Centre. In this role he is responsible for the further
of Tourism Futures 2: 22-26 advancement of research at Hotelschool The Hague. Hotelschool The
(2016). Hague’s ambition is to bridge the gap between what is being researched
in the academic world and how hotel companies, -professionals and
students can benefit from these insights. In addition, the Research
Centre will concentrate on a small number of lines of research, key
strategic issues within the hospitality sector for the next five years.
Hotelschool The Hague will conduct research on these lines on an
international level.
 Jeroen has many years of experience in hotel management as well as
research. He worked as Director of MBA Hotel and Tourism
Management at Hotelschool Maastricht and he continued his way to
Spain, where he established Zaragoza Hotel Management School. In
recent years Jeroen had set up the European Tourism Futures Institute
for Stenden University. He was part of the Management Team of CELTH
(Centre of Expertise Leisure, Tourism and hosptality), a collaboration
between NHTV Breda, Hogeschool Zeeland and Stenden. He is also a
lecturer at the EADA Business School in Barcelona.
 Jeroen: "The high academic level of the Research Centre at Hotelschool
The Hague gives me confidence. I see great potential and I look forward
to the next steps we will take in providing insights to our students and to
the industry. "

Albert Bowsjik
 University of Amsterdam
 Founder and Managing Director of European Centre for Experience and
Transformation Economy
 Book published: Economy of Experiences
 Professional experience 30 years in boardroom dynamics, executive
teams, executive coaching. Involved in strategic change for large
Seltzer, Wendy. “Free Speech  Wendy Seltzer is a Fellow with Princeton University's Center for
Unmoored in Copyright’s Safe Information Technology Policy, researching openness in intellectual
Harbor: Chilling Effects of the property, innovation, privacy, and free expression online. As a Fellow
DMCA on the First Amendment.” with Harvard's Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Wendy
Harvar Journal Law & Technology founded and leads the Chilling Effects Clearinghouse, helping Internet
24: 171-232. users to understand their rights in response to cease-and-desist threats.
(2010). She serves on the Board of Directors of The Tor Project, promoting
privacy and anonymity research, education, and technology; and
the World Wide Web Foundation, U.S., dedicated to advancing the web
and empowering people by improving Web science, standards, and
generative accessibility of Web. She seeks to improve technology policy
in support of user-driven innovation.
 Last year, Wendy was a fellow with the University of Colorado's Silicon
Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship in Boulder.
She has taught Intellectual Property, Internet Law, Antitrust, Copyright,
and Information Privacy at American University Washington College of
Law, Northeastern Law School, and Brooklyn Law School and was a
Visiting Fellow with the Oxford Internet Institute, teaching a joint course
with the Said Business School, Media Strategies for a Networked World.
Previously, she was a staff attorney with online civil liberties
group Electronic Frontier Foundation, specializing in intellectual property
and First Amendment issues, and a litigator with Kramer Levin Naftalis &
 Wendy speaks and writes on copyright, trademark, patent, open source,
privacy and the public interest online. She has an A.B. from Harvard
College and J.D. from Harvard Law School, and occasionally takes a
break from legal code to program
Speier, Emily M. “Embracing  Law Clerk in LA County District Attorney’s Office
Airbnb: How Cities Can  Extern in US District Court for the Central District of California
Champion Private Property Rights  Teaching Assistant of Professor Hilary Reed (Pepperdine Law School)
Without Compromising the Health  Pepperdine University School of Law, JD, (2017)
and Welfare of the Community.”  University of California, LA, BA, History (2013)
Pepperdine Law Review 44:387-
427 (2016).
Yaraghi, Niam & Ravi, Shamika. Niam Yaraghi
“The Current and Future State of
Economy.” Brookings India She is a resident fellow in the Brookings Institution's Center for Technology
IMPACT Series No. 032017 Innovation. He is an expert on the economics of health information
technologies. In particular, Niam studies the business models and policy
structures that incentivize transparency, interoperability and sharing of health
information among patients, providers, payers and regulators. He empirically
examines the subsequent impact of such efforts on cost and quality of care.
Niam’s ongoing research topics include health information exchange
platforms, patient privacy, and healthcare evaluation and rating systems.

Ravi Shamika
 State University of New York at Buffalo, Mgt. Science, PhD (2014)
 KTH Royal Institute Technology, Proj. Mgt.
 Fellow in Brookings Institution
 Asst. Professor in University of Connecticut for Operations & Information
 Dr. Ravi is a Senior Fellow of Governance Studies Program, at
Brookings India and Brookings Institution Washington D.C. She leads
the Development Economics research vertical at Brookings India, where
the focus is on financial inclusion, health, gender inequality and
urbanisation. Dr. Ravi is a visiting professor of Economics at the Indian
School of Business where she teaches courses in Game Theory and
Microfinance. She is affiliated with the Financial Access Initiative of New
York University and is an independent director on the board of
Microcredit Ratings International Limited. She was part of the
Enforcement Directorate of Microfinance Institutions Network in India
and has served as independent director on boards of several leading
microfinance institutions.
 Professor Ravi publishes extensively in peer-reviewed journals and
writes regular opinion pieces in major newspapers. Her research work
has been featured and cited by BBC, The Guardian, The Financial
Times and most national and regional newspapers and magazines in
India. Here are some of her recent peer-reviewed publications:
Thesis and Dissertations
Gear, Autumn. “Host at Your Own Risk: Monitoring King Scholar Program, Michigan State University College
the Legality of Airbnb Rentals at the Platform Level” of Law (2016)
(2016) (unpublished King Scholar Program, Michigan
University) (on file with author).
Henderson, Lucy. “Innovators or Rule Breakers? Bachler of Laws graduate of the University of Otago—Te
Regulating Uber, Airbnb & The Sharing Whare Wananga o Otago (2016)
Economy.” (unpublished Bachelor of Laws
dissertation, University of
Otago) (on file with Author).
Tantoco, Jesse Eleazar D. “Intermediary Liability: Juris Doctor graduate of the Ateneo de Manila Universiy,
Establishing the Responsibility of Website School of Law (2016)
Providers for the Protection of Online Buyers in Sales
Transactions that Begin or Take
Place in Their Websites.” J.D. thesis, Ateneo de
Manila University, 2016.
Tantoco, Michael A. Jr. “Examining The Place Of Juris Doctor graduate of the Ateneo de Manila Universiy,
Ridesharing Platforms Under Philippine Law, And School of Law (2017)
Providing For Their Classification And Regulation.”
J.D. thesis, Ateneo de Manila
University, 2017.