Caroline Elyse Burks is a third-year student with the University of Texas School of Law, pursuing her J.D., specializing in cybersecurity and national security-adjacent law and policy. Caroline has (soon to be released) publications in the American University National Security Law Brief and the International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence. Caroline has worked as an intern for the Department of Justice at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Dallas and at a patent litigation firm. Prior to law school, Caroline worked in the roleplaying games industry as an event manager. Upon completion of her studies, Caroline intends to practice law and hopes to make a career in patent litigation, cybersecurity, and privacy law. Caroline Burks is currently both a Brumley Fellow and a Cyber Fellow. As a Brumley Fellow, Caroline will work with Dr. Edwin Dorn, Professor of Public Affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.