David Erdos
University of Cambridge

David Erdos is University Senior Lecturer in Law and the Open Society and Deputy Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property... and Information Law (CIPIL) in the Faculty of Law and also WYNG Fellow in Law at Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge. David’s current research explores the nature of Data Protection especially as it intersects with the right to privacy, freedom of expression, freedom of information and freedom of research. In addition, David continues to have a research interest in bill of rights and related constitutional developments, especially in the UK and other ‘Westminster’ democracies.

Jacob Rowbottom
Oxford University

Jacob Rowbottom is a Fellow of University College, Oxford, and an Associate Professor of Law in the Faculty of Law, University... of Oxford. He was previously a University Lecturer in Law and Fellow of King's College at the University of Cambridge. He is a qualified barrister and previously worked on the staff of an election campaign for the US Senate. His research interests include media law, freedom of expression and the legal regulation of the democratic process. He is the author of Democracy Distorted (2010) and writes on a range of topics including the funding of political parties, media regulation, speech on the internet, election campaigns and obscenity laws.

Adrienne Stone
IACL President

Adrienne Stone is the president of the IACL and holds a Chair at Melbourne Law School where she is also a Kathleen Fitzpatrick... Australian Laureate Fellow, a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Director of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies. She researches in the areas of constitutional law and constitutional theory with particular attention to freedom of expression. Her Laureate Program on Comparative Constitutional Law assembles a research team to investigate challenges to liberal democratic constitutionalism. She has published widely in international and Australian journals.

Mark Rush
Washington and Lee University

Mark Rush is the Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law and Director of the Center for International Education. He has writte...n extensively on U.S. politics, Constitutional Law in the United States and Canada, elections and democracy around the world, and global affairs. His writings have been published in numerous scholarly journals and in media outlets such as The Hill, The Washington Post, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Richmond Times and The Roanoke Times and NPR. From 2010-2013, he served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.

Itsuko Yamaguchi
University of Tokyo

Itsuko Yamaguchi is Professor of Information Law and Policy, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, Graduate School of... Interdisciplinary Information Studies. She conducted visiting research at Harvard Law School and at Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre and was later a visiting professor at Duke University School of Law. She has been a principle investigator of the project »Comparative Study of Core Principles and Re-balance relating to Information Law in the Age of the Next Generation Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) in Japan, the United States, and Europe«.

Pierre de Vos
University of Cape Town

Pierre de Vos is the Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional Governance and teaches in the area of Constitutional Law on... University of Cape Town. He taught at the University of Western Cape from 1993 to June 2009 and held a Professorship at that institution from 2001. Prof de Vos is the chairperson of the Board of the Aids Legal Network and is a board member of Triangle Project. He writes a Blog on social and political issues from a constitutional law perspective, which is widely read and quoted.

Elisa Bertolini
Bocconi University

Elisa Bertolini is an Assistant Professor of Comparative Public Law and a research fellow in public law at Bocconi University.... She is a member of the Milan-Bocconi editorial team of Dpce Online magazine. Her research interest includes Japanese constitutional law, constitutional justice and the protection of rights in Far Eastern law, Constitutional ordering of micro-states, Islam, sources of law and rights protection in Southeast Asia, Freedom of expression on the internet and Privacy protection.

Gavin Phillipson
University of Bristol Law School

Gavin Phillipson is a Professor of Law at the University of Bristol Law School. He is a qualified solicitor and has been a... Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne. His research interests lie in the fields of public law, particularly areas of European and UK human rights law, and the interface of those fields with public law and constitutional and political theory. He has published widely in these areas in top UK, US and Canadian journals, including the Modern Law Review, Law Quarterly Review, Current Legal Problems, Cambridge Law Journal, Public Law.

RonNell Andersen Jones
University of Utah

Professor Jones from the University of Utah is a former newspaper reporter and editor. She is a First Amendment scholar who teaches..., researches and writes on legal issues affecting the press and on the intersection between media and the courts, with a particular emphasis on the United States Supreme Court. Before joining the faculty at the University of Utah, Professor Jones was Professor of Law and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Research at Brigham Young University, where she was twice named Professor of the Year.

Corado Carruso
University of Bologna

Corado Carruso is an Associate professor of Constitutional Law at the Univiersity of Bologna. From 2017, Corrado Caruso... is law clerk at the Italian Constitutional Court, Justice Prof. Augusto Barbera. He is also a member of Member of editorial boards of several journals. His research focuses on fundamental rights - mainly on freedom of speech-, sources of law, the European federalizing process, the judicial review of legislation.

Marina Caporale
University of Bologna

Marina Caporale is Adjunct professor in Information Law (then in Public Law. Law Information and Communication and Media... Law) at the University of Bologna and has been a member (Vice-President) of the Corecom Emilia-Romagna . She cultivates interests in various areas of administrative law including: European administrative law, administrative transparency, digital agenda and smart cities, information's rules and convergence, audiovisual product and videogames.

David Schultz
Hamline University

David Schultz is a Hamline University Professor of Political Science who teaches election law at the University of Minnesota School... of Law. David is the author of several books and articles on various aspects of American politics, election law, and the media and politics, and he is regularly interviewed and quoted in the local, national, and international media on these subjects by agencies including the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Economist, and National Public Radio. A three-time Fulbright scholar who has taught extensively in Europe. Professor Schultz is the 2013 Leslie A. Whittington national award winner for excellence in public affairs teaching.

Richard Calland
University of Cape Town

Richard Calland has for the past twenty five years been working in the fields of democratic governance and sustainable development...in South Africa and beyond. He is an Associate Professor in Public Law at the University of Cape Town. Prof. Calland established and then led its Democratic Governance & Rights Unit , focusing on judicial appointments, training and governance. Calland specialises in freedom of information law and serves as a member of the Independent Access to Information Appeals Board of the World Bank. In the past, he has advised the governments of on matters of governance and multi-stakeholder process.

Dr. Germán Teruel
University of Murcia

Dr. Germán Teruel is an Associate Professor in Constitutional Law at the University of Murcia. Dr. Teruel worked as an advisor to... the Spain's Parliament and was an assistant of a MEP at the European Parliament. His research experience inlcueds activities at the Court of Justice of the EU and other several other European universities.

Tamas Pongo
University of Szeged

Tamás Pongó a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the Constitutional Law Department since 2014. His dissertation’s topic is the constitutional aspects of cyberbullying... in school environment among peers. He also interested in human rights researches, especially in the field of online freedom of speech issues.

Rawin Leelapatana
University of Cape Town

Rawin Leelapatana is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University. His two recent international publications include... an article “Constitution-Making in 21st-Century Thailand: The Continuing Search for a Perfect Constitutional Fit” published in the Chinese Journal of Comparative Law in 2019 and a book chapter “The Thai-style Democracy in post-1932 Thailand and its Challenges: A Quest for Nirvana of Constitutional Saṃsāra in Thai Legal History before 1997” to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2020.

Penelope Petsini
Panteion University of Athens

Penelope Petsini is a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer of Political Science and Contemporary Histroy at Panteion Uniervsity of Social... and Political Sciences. She is also a principal researcher of the programme »Censorship in Visual Art and Film«. Her research interests, both in terms of theory and practice, focus on photography and its relation to personal and collective memory, history and politics. She has exhibited and published extensively both in Greece and internationally.

Rajko Knez
President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia

Rajko Knez has been working professor of European Union law at the University of Maribor, where he was also a dean. His research has been... focused on EU law, civil law, environmental law, and media law. Before being appointed the President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia in 2018, Dr. Knez was a judge of the Constitutional Court, senior judicial adviser at the administrative Department of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia, and a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

Šimon Drugda
Oxford University

Šimon Drugda is a PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen. He received a law degree in Slovakia and the LL.M. degree at Nagoya... University, Japan. Šimon continues to write his MSt thesis at the University of Oxford, In Oxford, he co-founded an interdisciplinary group OxonCourts. He co-edits iCONnect blog.

Djordje Gardasevic
University of Zagreb

Djordje Gardasevic is an Associate Professor of constitutional law at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law. He regularly presents... his work at different world conferencess and congresses. His research interests include, among other things, fundamental rights, states of emergency and constitutional theory. He is an active member of Croatian Association for Constitutional Law, International Political Science Association (IPSA) and American Political Science Association (APSA).

Michael Pinto-Duschinsky

Michael Pinto-Duschinsky is the president of the IPSA Political Finance and Political Corruption Research Committee. He served as a senior... consultant on constitutional affairs to Policy Exchange 2012-15, a member of the UK Commission on a Bill of Rights 2011-12 and consultant to the UK Committee on Standards in Public Life, 1998, 2006, 2011 and 2015. Pinto-Duschinsky is a former fellow of Merton College, Oxford, Pembroke College, Oxford and Brunel University.

Daniela Messina
University of Napels "Parthenope"

Daniela Messina is a contract Professor in Information and Communication Law. She is currently in charge of the EU funded project... Competitive Methods to protect local Public Authorities from Cyber security Threats. Her field of research includes media law, information and communication law, privacy and data regulation, the right to be forgotten.

Boštjan M. Zupančič
Former ECHR judge

Boštjan M. Zupnančič is a former ECHR judge (1998-2016), the president of the court's chamber (2004-08), and the judge of the Constitutional Court of Slovenia... (1992-1998). He obtained LL.M. and S.J.D. degrees from Harvard Law School. Zupančič became a full professor of law at the University of Ljubljana in 1986 and lectured worldwide, including at Harvard. His latest book On the European Court of Human Rights (2019) is the first to give a comprehensive insider's view of the court's functioning and attracted increased attention.

Dimitris Christopoulos
Panteion University of Athens

Dimitris Christopoulos is a Greek academic, writer and activist. He is a professor of state and legal theory at the Department of Political... Science and History of the Panteion University of Athens. He was the President of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH). Christopoulos has taught as visiting professor and provided lectures in different universities in Europe and the US.

Dwight Newman
University of Saskatchewan

Dwight Newman is a Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Rights in Constitutional and International Law at... the University of Saskatchewan, where he has also served a three-year term as Associate Dean. He has been a Canada Research Chair since 2013. He is a member of the Ontario and Saskatchewan bars and he does selective legal work for industry, government, and Indigenous communities focused mainly on constitutional issues associated with resource development as well as consulting work on related issues for international investment entities.

Ivana Marković
University of Belgrade

Ivana Marković is an Assistant Professor at the Department for Criminal Law, Facutly of Law at University of Belgrade.

Marcin Gorski
Uniervisty of Lodz

Marcin Górski is an Assistant Professor at the Department of European Constitutional Law at the University of Lodz.

Max Steuer
Comenius University Bratislava

Max Steuer is a research fellow at Comenius University. He focuses broadly on questions of democracy protection, having conducted research in the subfields... of constitutional adjudication in Central Europe, constitutionalism in the European Union and freedom of expression, among others. His interdisciplinary work appeared in edited collections or journals in political science, law, sociology and European studies.

Michael Riegner
Humboldt University

Michal Riegner is a postdoctoral researcher at Humboldt University in Berlin. He has been involved in expert activities for the... Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Society for International Cooperation, UN Conference for Trade and Development, UN Department of Political Affairs. Michael is a lead researcher of DFG funded project Varieties of Constitutionalism". His areas of expertise is comparative constitutional law, international law, international administrative law and development cooperation law.

Oreste Pollicino
Bocconi University

Oreste Pollicino is a Professor of Constitutional Law and a Director of LLM of Law of Internet Technologies at the University Bocconi... in Milan. He is a Director of the publishing series Law and Policy of the New Media, Editor-in-Chief and editorial member of several journals. As an expert, Oreste was appointed to various national and international expert groups, including by the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of the Economic Development and European Commission. He has published extensively on European and Comparative Constitutional Law, Media Law, Internet Law, Life Science Law, Law and Cinema.

Alberto Nicotina
University of Antwerp

Alberto Nicotina is PhD Candidate at the University of Antwerp, Faculty of Law and member of the Government and Law Research Group. Before joining University of Antwerp, he was active in legal practice.

Neil Richards
Washington University

Neil Richards is one of the leading experts in privacy law, information law, and freedom of expression. Professor Richards holds... the Koch Distinguished Professor in Law at Washington University School of Law, where he co-directs the Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law. He is also an affiliate scholar with the Stanford Center for Internet and Society and the Yale Information Society Project, a Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology, and a consultant and expert in privacy cases. He is also a past winner of the Washington University School of Law’s Professor of the Year award.

Boldizsár Artúr Szentgáli-Tóth
Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Boldizsár is a research fellow at the Centre for Social Sciences‘ Institute for Legal Studies. His research interests are in parliamentary law, fundamental rights, the ECHR, and the law of citizenship

Orhan Emre Konuralp
Bilkent University

Organ Emre Konuralp is a postdoctoral researcher at Bilkent University and the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law. He is a member of the Board of Law-Turkish Fencing Federation and a Subsitute Member of the Board of Discipline-Turkish Fencing Federation.

Ayşen Çilenti Konuralp
Swiss Institute of Comparative Law

Ayşen Çilenti Konuralp has a PhD degree in civil law. Currently she conducts her academic research on law of obligations and family law.

Nge Nge Aung
University of Debrecen

A PhD student at the University of Debrecen in Hungary, Geza Marton Doctoral School of Legal Studies. Nge is a Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship... Awardee (2018-2022). Her research topic is "Guarantees of Constitutional Adjudication". Nge is also a Lecturer at Taunggyi University in Myanmar.

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