Director, University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law University, Policy and Security (Pitt Cyber)
Chris Deluzio is the policy director of the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security (Pitt Cyber), where he focuses on the intersection of technology and civil rights (especially voting rights, elections, and government algorithms).
His writing and commentary have been covered in media outlets across the country, including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Public Source, The Philadelphia Inquirer, ABC News, NBC News, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, Mother Jones, POLITICO, and SCOTUSblog.
Chris’s recent reports offered a blueprint for Pennsylvania’s election during the COVID-19 public health crisis and called for more robust federal oversight of election vendors.
He previously served as Pitt Cyber’s law and policy scholar, supporting The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security.
- “Suspicious robocall campaign warning people to ‘stay home’ spooks voters nationwide” in the Washington Post
- “A year ago, voting machines malfunctioned in a pivotal Pa. county. Have the problems been fixed?” in Spotlight PA
- “Mail-in applications surging in Pa.” in the Daily Item
- “Westmoreland sheriff wants deputies to patrol polling places on Election Day, in case needed” on TribLive
- “Battleground 2020: the polls, mail-in voting, and political ads” on WHYY
- “Tens of thousands of Pa. mail-in ballots could be rejected, here’s why” on WPXI
- ““It’s Going to Be Hell”: How Pennsylvania Is on Track for Election Chaos” in Mother Jones
I can help with...
- Election Security
- Electoral College
- In-person Voting
- Mail-in Voting
- Voter Suppression