Rachel Griffin is a PhD candidate at the Sciences Po Law School, where she is researching European social media regulation and its implications for structural social inequalities under the supervision of Profs. Severine Dusollier and Beatriz Botero Arcila.

Her research draws on a range of interdisciplinary literature to understand how structural inequalities manifest in the context of social media, and is informed by perspectives from political economy, critical race theory, and queer and feminist legal theory. She also works as a research assistant at the Digital, Governance & Sovereignty Chair within Sciences Po’s School of Public Affairs, and teaches a course on social media law at Sciences Po Reims.

Rachel has a first-class BA in law from the University of Oxford and an MA in public policy from Sciences Po and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, where she completed her master’s thesis on the German Network Enforcement Act.

Areas of expertise:

  • Platform regulation
  • Intermediary liability
  • Digital justice


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