Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Renieris
Founding Director, Technology Ethics Lab, University of Notre Dame

Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Renieris

Elizabeth M. Renieris is a law and policy expert focused on data governance and the human rights implications of new and emerging technologies.

Elizabeth is the Founding Director of the Technology Ethics Lab at the University of Notre Dame, as well as a Technology & Human Rights Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she is designing a recalibrated human rights framework for data governance.

A leading authority on digital identity, cross-border data protection and privacy laws (CIPP/E, CIPP/US), and emerging technologies such as blockchain and AI, Elizabeth has advised the World Bank, the U.K. Parliament, and the European Commission, as well as a variety of international organizations and NGOs, on these subjects. She has worked on three continents as a government attorney, outside counsel with two prominent international law firms, and in-house counsel at two digital identity startups, and serves as an advisor to the MIT Computational Law Report.

Elizabeth holds a Master of Laws (LLM) from the London School of Economics, a Juris Doctor (JD) from Vanderbilt University, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Harvard College.

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