Joris van Hoboken is an associate professor at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam and a professor of law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, where he was appointed Chair of Fundamental Rights and the Digital Transformation. Joris’s research focuses on the intersection of fundamental rights protection and the governance of platforms and internet-based services. Previously, Joris worked at the Information Law Institute at New York University (NYU) School of Law, the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, and Cornell Tech. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam on the topic of search engines and freedom of expression (2012) and has graduate degrees in law and theoretical mathematics.
Joris was a member of the EU Observatory on the Online Platform Economy and the Transatlantic High Level Working Group on Content Moderation Online and Freedom of Expression. At IViR, he runs the Digital Services Act (DSA) Observatory project, with a focus on upcoming implementation and enforcement of the DSA and questions of access to justice and content moderation.