Anika Collier Navaroli is a journalist, lawyer, and activist. Her areas of research include the laws governing technology and First Amendment jurisprudence, the intersection of intellectual property law and the freelance journalism industry. Anika also explores the expansion of traditional constitutional principles governing civil rights protesting to technology and social media, as well as the policy implications stemming from that expansion. Anika works to further open the lines of communication between the technological and civil rights communities and help translate the needs of each. She holds a BS in journalism from the University of Florida, a MS from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and a JD from the University of North Carolina School of Law.