We welcome Clara Iglesias Keller at the HBI. From October 2019 to April 2020, she will be a guest researcher at our institute focusing on regulatory strategies for disinformation.
She completed her PhD (2019) and Master degree (2011) in Public Law at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro - UERJ (Brazil). Her dissertation deals with the legitimacy requirements of public policy vis-à-vis Internet-based services in IT, media and communications law.
Clara also holds an L.LM in IT, Media and Communications Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2012).
She has diverse experience in IT, media and communications regulation, constitutional and administrative law. As a visiting lecturer, she taught technological regulation at the Fundação Getulio Vargas - FGV/RJ and constitutional law at the UERJ. There, she also worked as a pro bono advocate for the Human Rights Clinic and as editor-in-chief for the legal journal Publicum.
At the FGV/RJ, she was senior researcher in the project "Supremo em Números" ("Supreme Court in numbers"), where she empirically and theoretically researched the jurisprudence of Brazilian courts with the aim of promoting legal knowledge and applying computer technologies to the processing of legal data. She has also served on the advisory board of the Brazilian Audiovisual Regulatory Agency - ANCINE and as legal counsel for various media groups and law firms.
In her field of research Clara Iglesias Keller has written several academic papers and the book "National regulation of Internet Based Services: Exception, Legitimacy and the Role of States" (originally written in Portuguese - "Regulação nacional de serviços na internet - exceção, legitimidade e o papel do Estado" -, LumenJuris, forthcoming October 2019).