The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites has named Fred Cate to its board of directors. He serves as vice president for research at Indiana University and is a Distinguished Professor and C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law at IU’s Maurer School of Law. Cate is also a senior fellow of IU’s Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research.
Cate is an elected member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Law Institute, and he is a fellow of Phi Beta Kappa. He chairs the National Academies’ study on Law Enforcement and Intelligence Access to Encrypted Content and is a member of the National Academies’ Forum on Cyber Resilience, as well as other government and not-for-profit advisory panels. He also serves as a senior policy advisor to the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP.
He has authored more than 150 articles and books, and he is one of the founding editors of the Oxford University Press journal, International Data Privacy Law.
Cate attended Oxford University and earned his law degree and an undergraduate degree with honors and distinction from Stanford University.