Karine Caunes

Global Program Director at the Center for AI and Digital Policy

Karine Caunes is Global Program Director at the Center for AI and Digital Policy which aims to ensure that artificial intelligence and digital policies promote a better society, more fair, more just, and more accountable – a world where technology promotes broad social inclusion based on fundamental rights, democratic institutions, and the rule of law. She is also a team member of the Global Alliance for Digital Governance established by the Boston Global Forum and AI World Society. She currently runs the CAIDP AI Policy Clinic together with Marc Rotenberg and Merve Hickok. As an expert in EU law, she is the Editor-in-Chief of the European Law Journal (ELJ) and Senior Lawyer – Course Director at the Academy of European Law (ERA). She holds a PhD in law from the European University Institute, was Jean Monnet Research Fellow within the Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice at NYU and visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School. She has taught at Sciences Po Paris, Université Paris X, Université Lyon III, France; European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation, Venice, Italy; Central European University, Budapest, Hungary; Ljubljana University, Slovenia; IE Law School, Madrid, Spain; Catolica Global School of Law, Lisbon, Portugal. She has participated in various EU and nationally-funded research projects and has been a consultant for European and national institutions.