Joanna Kulesza

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Organization: University of Lodz
Affiliation: ALAC
Fellowship Program
Stakeholder Group(s): Academia
End User
Region: Europe
Country: Poland


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Dr. Joanna Kulesza is an assistant professor of international law at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Lodz, Poland. She serves as a member of the Scientific Committee supporting European Union's Fundamental Rights Agency and represents European users at ICANN's At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC). She has been a visiting lecturer with the Oxford Internet Institute, Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law, Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster and Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen. Kulesza has served as an expert for the Council of Europe on human rights online (Ukraine 2015, Moldova 2016) and supports with her expertise the Sino-European Cybersecurity Dialogue. She is also a reviewer for the EU COST program and a faculty member of the Program on Cybersecurity and Internet Governance at Indiana University Bloomington. She chairs the Membership Committee of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet).

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation

Kulesza has been a NCUC member since 2010 and was an ICANN58 Fellow. In 2018 she has been selected by the NomCom to serve on the ALAC, representing European users.


Kulesza holds an MA and a PhD in law from the Univeristy of Lodz, Poland. She was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge and Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich.


She is the author of numerous publications on international Internet law, including “Cybersecurity and Human Rights in the Age of Cyberveillance” (together with R. Balleste, Rowman and Littlefield 2015) and “Due Diligence in International Law” (BRILL 2016). Her research focus is on the intersection of human rights and cybersecurity.