Hildebrandt to be Professor Emerita from July 2024

After 12,5 years of active service as Professor of 'Smart Environments, Data Protection and the Rule of Law', Mireille Hildebrandt will retire at iCIS and Radboud University on 1 July 2024. Hildebrandt taught the master course on 'Law in Cyberspace' from 2011-2019, resulting in her OUP text book 'Law for Computer Scientists and Other Folk (available in OA). From 2019-2024 she was PI of the ERC Advanced Grant on 'Counting as a Human Being in the Era of Computational Law', with myriad outputs, such as the new diamond open access Journal on Cross-Disciplinary Research in Computational Law

Two examples of her most recent publications on the cusp of law and computer science are 'The Issue of Proxies and Choice Architecture' and 'Ground-Truthing in the European Health Data Space'. Her research on 'AI and the Future of Legal Method' will soon be published in Rechtstreeks, the journal of the Council for the Judiciary. Hildebrandt remains active and is preparing a scholarly monograph in the coming year on The Future of Legal Method. A New Legal Hermeneutics in the Era of Computational 'Law'. Her informal valedictory talk will take place in July, this date will be communicated in due course.

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