Kristen R. Batch

Consultant, ALA Office for Information Technology Policy

Kristen R. Batch is a consultant for the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy in Washington, DC. She authored the ALA report Fencing Out Knowledge: Impacts of the Children’s Internet Protection Act 10 Years Later. At Internews, an international media development organization, she served as lead program officer for a global program to address issues of Internet censorship. Previously, she coordinated research and teams of experts to develop guidance on a broad range of technology policy issues for the National Research Council’s Computer Science and Telecommunications Board.