Clara Iglesias Keller is a postdoc researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut, where she conducts research on regulatory strategies of disinformation. She has already been a visiting researcher at the Institute from October 2019 to April 2020.
She completed her PhD (2019) and Master's degree (2011) in Public Law at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro - UERJ (Brazil). Her dissertation focuses on legitimacy requirements of public policies towards internet-based services in IT, media and communication law.
Clara also holds an L.LM in IT, Media and Communications Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2012).
Clara Iglesias Keller has broad and diverse experience in the fields of IT, media and communications regulation, as well as constitutional and administrative law. As a visiting lecturer, she taught technological regulation at Fundação Getulio Vargas - FGV/RJ and Constitutional Law at UERJ. In addition, she worked there as a pro bono advocate for the Human Rights Clinic and as executive editor for the law journal Publicum.
At FGV/RJ, she was senior researcher in the project "Supremo em Números" ("Supreme Court in Numbers"), where she conducted empirical and theoretical research on the jurisprudence of Brazilian courts with the aim of promoting legal knowledge and applying computer technologies in the processing of legal data. She has also served on the advisory board of the Brazilian Audiovisual Regulatory Agency - ANCINE and as legal counsel for various media groups and law firms.
Clara has writen several academic papers within her fields of research and is the author of the book “National Regulation of Internet-Based Services: Exception, Legitimacy and the Role of States” (originally written in Portuguese - “Regulação nacional de serviços na internet - exceção, legitimidade e o papel do Estado” -, LumenJuris 2019).