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Edoardo Celeste

Associate Professor of Law, Technology and Innovation DCU


Edoardo Celeste is an Associate 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, focusing in particular on digital rights and constitutionalism, digital sustainability, privacy and data protection law, and social media governance. Edoardo is the programme director of the Erasmus Mundus Master in Law, Data and Artificial Intelligence (EMILDAI), and the coordinator of the DCU Law and Tech Research Cluster. 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 monographs ‘Digital Constitutionalism’ (Routledge, 2022), 'The Content Governance Dilemma' (Palgrave 2023), and the edited collections 'Data Protection Beyond Borders' (Hart 2021), 'Constitutionalising Social Media' (Hart 2022), and 'Data Protection and Digital Sovereignty Post-Brexit'. 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. Edoardo won the Irish Research Council Early Career Researcher of Year Award 2022.

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