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Dr Ana Beduschi

Associate Professor


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Dr Ana Beduschi is an Associate Professor of Law. Prior to that, she was appointed as a Lecturer (2012) and as a Senior Lecturer (2016) at the University of Exeter Law School. She held Visiting Research Fellowships at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (2017) and the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (2019).

Her research and teaching focus on international human rights law, technology (including Big Data and Artificial Intelligence), digital law, data protection and privacy, and international migration and refugee law. Her recent publications examine the impact of artificial intelligence on human rights protection, the opportunities and challenges presented by digital identity, the implications of Big Data for international migration and human rights law, and to the concept of vulnerability for the protection of migrant children’s rights.

She holds a PhD in Law (2011) from the University of Montpellier 1, France. She also received an LLB degree in Law (in 2003), an LLM degree in International and European Law (Maîtrise in 2004), and an LLM degree in European Human Rights Law (Master 2 in 2005) from the University of Montpellier 1, France. She also holds an LLB degree in Law from the UNESP (University of the State of São Paulo, Brazil) obtained in 2000. She is an Attorney-at-Law in São Paulo, Brazil since 2001.

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Twitter: @ana_beduschi

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Research interests

  • International Human Rights Law
  • Technology (including big data and artificial intelligence) and International Human Rights Law
  • Privacy, Free Speech, and Data Protection in the Digital World
  • International Migration
  • International Refugee Law
  • Regional Human Rights Systems (European Human Rights system, Inter-American Human Rights system)
  • Public International Law

Research supervision

Research supervision topics and areas:

  • Technology, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence and their implications for human rights and ethics
  • International Human Rigths Law
  • International Migration and Refugee Law 
  • Public International Law

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