Jane Bambauer is a professor of law at the University of Arizona. Her research assesses the social costs and benefits of big data, including in the policing context, and questions the wisdom of many well-intentioned privacy laws when they get in the way of other public interests and legal reforms. Her articles have appeared in the Stanford Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the California Law Review, and the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. She holds a B.S. in mathematics from Yale College and a J.D. from Yale Law School.