Senior Lecturer in Law
University of Exeter, Law School
Dr. Ana Beduschi is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. Her research and teaching focus on international human rights law, technology, and international migration and refugee law. Her publications cover several areas of international human rights law, technology and migration. Recently, she has written about big data and its implications for international migration and human rights law, the impact of digital identity and blockchain on human rights protection, and the protection of vulnerable migrant children’s rights by international human rights courts. She is the principal investigator on the ESRC-funded project Building digital identities, relating to the use of digital attributes and big data for digital identification and the implications this has for the protection of privacy, data protection, non-discrimination and due process.
Keywords: Technology and Human Rights Law, International Human Rights Law, Big Data, Digital Identity, Digital Attributes