Senior Advisor, Office of the Assistant Secretary, NTIA
Sarah Morris joined NTIA as Senior Advisor in March 2022. She was previously director of New America’s Open Technology Institute, where she led OTI's strategy, management, and advocacy. Prior to her role as director, she led the organization’s efforts on a broad portfolio of issues including broadband access and adoption, online consumer protections, and preserving the open internet. Her work on these issues has been widely quoted in a number of national publications, and she has appeared as an expert on radio and television outlets.
Prior to joining New America, Morris was a fellow with the public interest law firm Media Access Project, where she assisted with research and drafting of FCC comments on a wide range of key communications topics. She earned a B.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a J.D. and LL.M. in space, cyber, and telecommunications law from Nebraska Law, completing her LL.M. thesis on privacy and security concerns related to the electric smart grid. Morris has also served as an adjunct professor for scholarly writing and telecommunications law and policy courses at George Washington Law School since 2016.