Nita Farahany is a scholar on the ethical, legal, and social implications of emerging technologies. She is the Robinson O. Everett Distinguished Professor of Law & Philosophy at Duke Law School, the Founding Director of Duke Science & Society, the Faculty Chair of the Duke MA in Bioethics & Science Policy, and the principal investigator of SLAP Lab. She is also the author of “The Battle for Your Brain: Defending the Right to Think Freely in the Age of Neurotechnology.” She has presented her work at events including TED, Aspen Ideas Festival, the World Economic Forum, and judicial conferences worldwide. From 2010-2017, she served on the U.S. Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. She is also co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Law and the Biosciences and on the Board of Advisors for Scientific American. In 2022, she was appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to the North Carolina Delegation for the Uniform Law Commission. Farahany is a co-editor-in-chief and co-founder of the Journal of Law and the Biosciences and on the Board of Advisors for Scientific American. Farahany holds an AB in genetics from Dartmouth, an ALM in biology from Harvard, and a JD, MA, and Ph.D. in philosophy from Duke University.