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Gianclaudio Malgieri

Associate professor

Dr. G. Malgieri
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Dr Gianclaudio Malgieri is Associate Professor of Law & Technology and a Board Member at eLaw - Center for Law and Digital Technologies.

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Dr Gianclaudio Malgieri is an Associate Professor of Law & Technology and a Board Member at eLaw - Center for Law and Digital Technologies. He serves as the Co-Director of the Brussels Privacy Hub, Free University of Brussels (VUB) and as an Affiliated Researcher at the Augmented Law Institute of the EDHEC Business School (Lille, France). He is an Associate Editor of Computer Law and Security Review, an External Ethics Expert of the European Commission, and an Advisory Board member of EPIC.org. He also coordinates VULNERA, the International Observatory of Vulnerable People in Data Protection. His field of research and teaching are data protection law, privacy, AI regulation, digital law, consumer protection in the digital market, data sustainability, and intellectual property law.

Gianclaudio has authored more than 60 publications, including articles in leading international academic journals.  His works have been cited by, inter alia, top international newspapers (The New York Times, The Washington Post, Le Monde, Politico, La TribuneFrance CultureilSole24Ore, la Repubblica, il Corriere della Sera, Euractiv) but also institutions, e.g. the European Commission and the Council of Europe, the World Economic Forum, the Canadian Government, and the Canadian Data Protection Authority.  In 2020 he was the only EU scholar to receive the FPF Privacy for Policymaker Paper Award. He has published in English, Italian and French and some works have ben been translated into Chinese.

He was awarded an LLM with honours from the University of Pisa (2016) and a JD with honours from S.Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa (2017). He was visiting student at the London School of Economics (2013), the World Trade Institute of the University of Bern (2014), École Normale Superieure de Paris (2015) and Oxford University (2018).  He obtained a PhD in Law at the Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) Research Centre of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, where he is now a Guest Professor and Affiliated Researcher. His PhD thesis focused on the notion of data subjects in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in particular on vulnerable data subjects. He also conducts research on automated decision-making, privacy and fundamental rights, surveillance, data ownership, intellectual privacy, and consumer law.

Associate professor

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Metajuridica
  • eLaw@Leiden

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number B1.18



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