Prof Edoardo Celeste

Assistant Professor in Law, Technology and Innovation

Email Address: edoardo.celeste@adaptcentre.ie

Edoardo Celeste is Assistant Professor in Law, Technology and Innovation at Dublin City University, where he teaches in the areas of privacy, data protection and intellectual property law. His research interests lie in the field of digital rights and constitutionalism, social media policy and regulation, privacy and data protection law, EU digital policies, and digital economics. Edoardo is currently involved in two research projects with ADAPT: he is the principal investigator of the project 'Digital Constitutionalism: In Search of a Content Governance Standard' funded by Facebook Research, and investigator in the project PRIVATT - Assessing Irish Attitudes to Privacy in Times of COVID19, funded by Science Foundation Ireland. From 2016 to 2020, Edoardo was an Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Scholar at the Sutherland School of Law of University College Dublin. His PhD thesis 'Digital constitutionalism: The Role of Internet Bills of Rights' examines how the digital revolution is changing contemporary constitutionalism, and explores the constitutional role of Internet bills of rights. Edoardo 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 alumnus of the European Law School (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin). Over the past few years, Edoardo has been visiting researcher at the Nexa Center for Internet & Society of Torino and at the Center for Information Technology, Society, and Law (ITSL) of Zurich. In 2018, he was research fellow at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) of Berlin.

Research Domains
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Privacy & Ethics