Speaker

Andrea Roth

Professor of Law, UC Berkeley

Andrea Roth is Professor of Law at UC Berkeley, and a faculty director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. From 1999 to 2008, she was a trial and appellate attorney at the Washington D.C. Public Defender, where she co-founded a Forensic Practice Group. From 2008 to 2011 she was a teaching fellow at Stanford Law. She has lectured nationally on forensic issues, particularly related to DNA. She is a member of the Constitution Project’s National Committee on DNA Collection and a member of the Legal Resource Committee of NIST’s Forensic Science Standards Board. In 2016 she received Berkeley’s annual teaching award and in 2017 received the Prytanean Award for one outstanding female junior faculty on Berkeley’s campus. Her articles include Machine Testimony, Yale Law Journal (2017). She holds a J.D. from Yale and a B.S./B.A. in mathematics and political science from the University of New Mexico.