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O.J. (Oskar Josef) Gstrein, Dr

Assistant Professor; Programme Director BSc Data Science and Society; Deputy Department Head Governance and Innovation; Campus Fryslân Data Research Centre

Mag. Dr. Oskar Josef Gstrein, LL.M. is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Governance and Innovation at Campus Fryslân, where he is also member of the Data Research Centre.

He joined the University of Groningen to collaborate with the first United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy in a Senior Researcher position. Currently, he serves as Programme Director of the Bachelor Data Science and Society. In addition, he is theme coordinator for Data Autonomy at the interdisciplinary Jantina Tammes School of Digital Society, Technology and AI. Oskar teaches in several programmes including the LL.M. Governance and Law in a Digital Society, the interdisciplinary University-wide minor Data Wise, and the Master in Computer Vision and Data Science at NHL Stenden in Leeuwarden.

His overall research theme is ‘Human Dignity in the Digital Age’. His publications cover aspects of Human Rights in the Digital Age, Internet Governance, the governance of emerging technologies (incl. AI, Distributed Ledger Technologies), privacy, (cyber-)security, surveillance in the context of democracy and the rule of law, as well as digital identity.

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