A global leader in finding real-world solutions to global problems, the Sanford School of Public Policy is committed to positive change. As startups and large corporations alike push the boundaries of human achievement, there is a growing recognition of the importance of effective technology policy. In a connected world, government approaches that reinforce and protect basic human rights are a foundational societal need. Tech Policy @ Sanford applies the school’s expertise and tradition of public service to the many new ways that governments use technology and ensures they preserve fundamental civil liberties, particularly for underserved communities and historically disenfranchised groups. Duke’s approach to technology policy places a priority on assisting students with research and outreach that will make a practical impact.