Edoardo Celeste is an Assistant Professor of Law, Technology and Innovation at the School of Law and Government of Dublin City University. He specialises in EU and comparative digital law and policy, focusing in particular on digital rights and constitutionalism, privacy and data protection law, and social media governance.
Edoardo is the programme director of the new Erasmus Mundus Master in Law, Data and Artificial Intelligence (EMILDAI), and the coordinator of the Law and Tech Research Cluster of the DCU Law Research Centre. He is an investigator at the ADAPT Centre for AI-driven Digital Content Technology and a founding member of the Digital Constitutionalism Network.
Edoardo has been involved in numerous competitively-won research projects securing funding both by public and private institutions. Edoardo has published his works in leading legal journals and his recent books include the monograph ‘Digital Constitutionalism’ (Routledge, 2022), and the edited collections 'Data Protection Beyond Borders' (Hart 2021) and 'Constitutionalising Social Media' (Hart 2022).
Edoardo holds a PhD from University College Dublin, where he received the Dr Máire de Paor Best Thesis Award. He previously studied law at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, at the University of Paris II ‘Panthéon-Assas’, and at King’s College London. He is an Associate of King's College London and an alumnus of the European Law School (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin).