Cynthia R. Farina

William G. McRoberts Research Professor in Administration of the Law
Cornell Law School

Contact Information

114 Myron Taylor Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-5879

Cynthia R. Farina

William G. McRoberts Research Professor in Administration of the Law
Cornell Law School

Expertise
Digital government; e-participation; e-rulemaking; open government

Current Research Interest
Effective use of information and communication technologies to expand informed citizen participation in government policymaking

Distinction
American Bar Association Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Lifetime Fellow
Administrative Conference of the United States Senior Fellow
Center for the Study of the Administrative State Senior Fellow

Selected Publications
Farina, Cynthia R., Mary J. Newhart, and Josiah Heidt. “Rulemaking vs. Democracy: Judging and Nudging Public Participation That Counts.” Environmental Law Reporter 44, no. 8 (2014).

Farina, Cynthia R., and Mary J. Newhart. “Rulemaking 2.0: Understanding and Getting Better Public Participation.” IBM Center for the Business of Government Report, Using Technology Series. Washington, DC: IBM Center for the Business of Government, 2013.

Cornell Research Website Article
How Do We Participate in Rulemaking