Capital University Law School, United States of America

Roxana Vatanparast

Roxana Vatanparast’s scholarship examines the intersections of digital governance and international law. Her research focuses on the digital economy, data governance, and infrastructures, with a particular interest in issues of democracy, inequality, and expertise. Currently, Dr. Vatanparast is an assistant professor of Law at Capital University Law School and a lecturer at Harvard Summer School, where she teaches a course on “Global Digital Law & Politics.”  She has previously been affiliated with the Transatlantic Technology Law Forum at Stanford Law School, the Program on Science, Technology and Society at the Harvard Kennedy School, and the Institute for Global Law & Policy at Harvard Law School.  Since 2020, she has served as a Convenor of the European Society of International Law’s Working Group on International Law and Technology. She is the author of the forthcoming book Cable Empires: Infrastructures and the Making of Empire, Technology and International Law, set to be published by Cambridge University Press.