ABOUT

 

Dr Ana Beduschi is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. Her research and teaching focus on international human rights law, technology (including Big Data and Artificial Intelligence), 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 LL.B degree in Law (in 2003), an LL.M degree in International and European Law (Maîtrise in 2004), and an LL.M. degree in European Human Rights Law (Master 2 in 2005) from the University of Montpellier 1, France. She also holds an LL.B 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.

 

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND TEACHING

Research:

  • Human rights implications arising from new technologies, including artificial intelligence, big data analytics and digital identity

  • Big data for International migration

  • Migrant children's vulnerabilities and the protection of their rights by human rights courts

  • Children's rights

  • European and Inter-American human rights systems

 

Teaching: 

  • Technology and Human Rights Law

  • International Human Rights Law 

  • European Convention on Human Rights

  • International Migration and the Law

  • French Constitutional Law

  • European Union Law

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
  • Attorney-at-Law/Barrister - Bar Association, São Paulo, Brazil (since May 2001)

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK)

  • European Society of International Law

  • American Society of International Law

  • Society of Legal Scholars