Fiona Tang joined The Financial Clinic in October 2017 as the Data Associate. At the Clinic, Fiona is responsible for reporting and analysis of Change Machine data. She also provides input on the Clinic’s policy positions and offers policy proposals based on her observations of the Change Machine data.
Prior to joining the Clinic, Fiona was part of the Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project at the American Civil Liberties Union, where she worked on impact-litigation cases that address First and Fourth Amendment implications of new technologies. Fiona also worked extensively on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and appeals concerning President Trump’s conflicts of interest. In college, she served as a staff and board member of the Open Computing Facility, a peer adviser at the College of Letters and Science Office of Undergraduate Advising, and an instructor for adults with developmental disabilities at Friends of Children with Special Needs. She worked as a research apprentice to Janna Rezaee and, separately, as a research assistant to Professor Sean Farhang—contributing to “Presidents’ Pursuit of Policy in the Executive Branch” and Rights and Retrenchment: The Counterrevolution Against Federal Litigation, respectively. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from University of California, Berkeley.
In her spare time, Fiona enjoys running, exploring NYC, and learning about all things Linux.