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Yafit Lev-Aretz is an Assistant Professor of Law at Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York. Professor Lev-Aretz is also the Director of Tech Policy Program at the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity. Professor Lev-Aretz’s research highlights the philosophical and practical meaning of privacy in the age of automation and artificial intelligence, the legal and ethical risks associated with the growing use of algorithmic decision-making, the global rise of social credit, and the regulation-innovation trade-off.  She is also particularly interested in the shift from traditional choice architecture to a personalized one, as well as the legal treatment of beneficial uses of data, such as data philanthropy and the data for good movement.  The unifying thread among her various research interests is a dedication to better understanding the relationship between the law, technology, and society through an interdisciplinary scholarly approach., Professor Lev-Aretz was a research fellow at the Information Law Institute at NYU, and an intellectual property fellow at the Kernochan Center for the Law, Media, and the Arts at Columbia University. Professor Lev-Aretz holds an SJD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, an LLM from Columbia Law School, and an LLB from Bar-Ilan University in Israel.  

 

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