Clara Iglesias Keller is a fellow at the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut from October 2019 to April 2020, where she is further developing her research on regulatory strategies towards disinformation. She holds a Doctoral (2019) and a masters (2011) diploma in Public Law from the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro - UERJ (Brazil), having written her PhD thesis on regulatory legitimacy requirements of public policies towards internet based services. She also holds and L.LM in IT, Media and Communications Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2012).
Clara has broad and diversified experience in the fields of IT, media and communications regulation, as well as constitutional and administrative law. As a visiting lecturer, she has ministered technology regulation in Fundação Getulio Vargas - FGV/RJ and Constitutional Law in UERJ. There, she also acted as pro bono advocate for the Human Rights Clinic and as executive editor for academic law journal Publicum. At FGV/RJ she has also acted as senior researcher for the project “Supremo em Números” (“Supreme Court in numbers”), where she conduced empirical and theoretical research focused on the jurisprudence of Brazilian courts), aiming to promote legal knowledge and apply computer technologies to the processing of legal data. She has also served in the advisory board of the Brazilian Audiovisual Regulatory Agency – ANCINE and as legal counsel for media conglomerates and different law firms.
Clara has authored different 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, forthcoming October 2019).