Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam (NL)

Kristina Irion is Assistant Professor at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). She coordinates and lectures in the teaches in the Research Master's in Information Law and she is the faculty organiser of the Annual IViR Summer Course on Privacy Law and Policy. Before joining UvA, Kristina was an Associate Professor at the School of Public Policy at Central European University in Budapest (Hungary). Her research focus is on transnational governance of data and data-driven systems as well as EU law and policy of privacy and personal data protection. As a Marie Curie Fellow she accomplished her individual research project on Governing Digital Information which explores how cloud computing transforms the (legal) relationship between individuals and their personal records. She lead-authored a recent study which identifies possible tensions between EU data protection law and free trade agreements. She frequently provides expertise to the European Commission and the European Parliament, the Council of Europe, the OECD and ENISA as well as civil society. Kristina is a member of the Scientific Committee of the annual Computer Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) Conference and of the international advisory board of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC).



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