Amy C. Gaudion
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Lawyering Skills
Amy C. Gaudion leads Dickinson Law’s national security program. Professor Gaudion established and leads an annual cyberspace working group simulation in collaboration with the U.S. Army War College. She is the author of Defending Your Country . . . and Gender – Legal Challenges and Opportunities Confronting Women in the Military, in Women, Law and Culture: Conformity, Contradiction and Conflict (Jocelynne A. Scutt ed., 2016) (Palgrave Macmillan). In addition to scholarly journals, her work has appeared in The New York Times and The Daily Beast.
Professor Gaudion has served on and moderated numerous panels examining the impact of technology on the legal frameworks governing national security and intelligence, including Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: Equifax, the VEP, and CISA; iPhone vs. the FBI: Government Surveillance in the Post-Snowden Era; The Constitutionality and Consequences of America’s Use of Drones and the NSA Spying Program; and After Bin Laden: Stuxnet, Drones and the New Middle East. She has appeared on WITF’s Smart Talk and WHYY’s Radio Times.
Answering the Cyber Oversight Call, LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO LAW JOURNAL (forthcoming 2022)
Exploring Race and Racism in the Law School Curriculum: An Administrator’s View on Adopting an Antiracist Curriculum, 23 RUTGERS RACE & THE LAW REVIEW 131 (2022)
Book Review: This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race (2020) by Nicole Perlroth, 126 DICKINSON LAW REVIEW 561 (2022)
It’s Time to Reform the U.S. Vulnerabilities Equities Process (VEP), WAR ROOM BLOG (Sept. 2, 2021)
Recognizing the Role of Inspectors General in the U.S. Government’s Cybersecurity Restructuring Task, 9 BELMONT LAW REVIEW 180 (2021)
The Role of Satellites and Smart Devices: Data Surprises and Security, Privacy, and Regulatory Challenges, 123 Penn St. L. Rev. 591 (2019) (with Anne Toomey McKenna and Jenni L. Evans).
Defending Your Country . . . and Gender – Legal Challenges and Opportunities Confronting Women in the Military, in Women, Law and Culture: Conformity, Contradiction and Conflict (Jocelynne A. Scutt ed., 2016) (Palgrave Macmillan).
A National Security Symposium: The Constitutionality and Consequences of America’s Use of Drones and the NSA Spying Program, Drone Panel – Part One, 41 W. St. U. L. Rev. 535 (2014).
“Translating Scholarship into Policy,” 2 Penn St. J.L. & Int'l Aff. 1 (2013) (with Scott Sigmund Gartner)
“The Power of the Veep,” New York Times, July 22, 2012 (with Douglas Stuart)
“More Than Just a Running Mate,” New York Times Campaign Stops Blog, July 19, 2012 (with Douglas Stuart)
“War on Terror’s Next Phase: The Legal and Strategic Consequences,” The Daily Best, June 23, 2012 (with P.J. Crowley)
Gaudion's Affiliations and Service to the Community
American Association of Law Schools
Section on National Security Law (Chair-Elect)
Gaudion's Presentations and Panels
Countering Violent Extremism in the U.S. Military: Internal Oversight and the First Amendment, National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law – Rehnquist Center, March 2023 (presenter)
New Voices in Administrative Laws: Shifting the Oversight Lens to Reform the U.S. Government’s Vulnerabilities Equities Process, Annual Conference of the American Association of Law Schools, January 2023 (presenter)
Privacy and Cybersecurity in National Security: Developments and Prospects, Annual Conference of the American Association of Law Schools, January 2023 (featuring Professor Asaf Lubin of Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Professor Margaret Hu of William & Mary Law School, and Professor Anupam Chander of Georgetown Law (moderator)
Voices in National Security Law, Annual Conference of the American Association of Law Schools, January 2023 (moderator)
The January 6 Insurrection: Domestic Terrorism and National Security Issues, Annual Conference of the American Association of Law Schools, January 2022 (panelist)
Cybersecurity Law and Policy Scholars Conference, University of Minnesota Law School, October 2021 (presenter and discussant)
Constitution Day 2021: Evaluating the Role of the Lawyer in the U.S. Constitutional System after the 2020 Presidential Election, Penn State Dickinson Law Center for Government Law and Public Policy Studies, September 2021 (panelist)
Answering the Cyber Oversight Call, 49th Annual Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy, TPRC, September 2021 (panelist)
Shifting the Oversight Lens on Cyberspace Operations, U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, part of 2021-2022 Lecture Series on Cyber War, September 2021 (presenter)