Kristina Irion

Assistant Professor
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Qualifications: 
2nd State Examination in Law, Berlin, Germany
Doctor juris, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
LL.M. in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
1st State Examination in Law, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Academic/Professional Experience and Achievements: 

Kristina Irion is presently a Marie Curie fellow at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam where she will be implementing a research project on governing digital information. She is faculty (on research leave) at the Departments of Public Policy and Legal Studies at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. She obtained her Dr. iuris degree from Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, and holds a Master’s degree in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. She has worked in the field of audiovisual media, electronic communications and data protection regulation and policy for ten years as an academic and professional. Kristina Irion was key personnel of four collaborative European research projects on privacy, independent media regulatory bodies, and building functioning media institutions. She provided expertise to the European Commission, the Council of Europe, the OECD and ENISA as well as collaborating with the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). She is a member of the international advisory boards of the Electronic Information Privacy Center (EPIC) and Privacy Int’l.

 

Academic/research topics: 
Information Society policies
regulation and policy of audiovisual media and electronic communications
information privacy protection
E-governance
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Courses taught by Kristina Irion

Publications

Book
Book Chapter
Irion, K., and M. Ledger. "Measuring independence: Approaches, limitations, and a new ranking tool." In The Independence of the Media and its Regulatory Agencies. Shedding New Light on Formal and Actual Independence Against the National Context, edited by W. Schulz, P. Valcke and K. Irion, 139-184. European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) Book Series. Bristol: Intellect, 2014.
Irion, K., and R. Radu. "Delegation to independent regulatory authorities in the media sector: A paradigm shift through the lens of regulatory theory." In The Independence of the Media and its Regulatory Agencies. Shedding New Light on Formal and Actual Independence Against the National Context, edited by W. Schulz, P. Valcke and K. Irion, 15-54. European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) Book Series. Bristol: Intellect, 2014.
Journal Article
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Working Paper
Irion, K., and T. Jusic. International Assistance and Media Democratization in the Western Balkans: A Cross-National Comparison In Working Paper Series on International Media Assistance in the Western Balkans. Sarajevo: Analitika - Center for Social Research, 2013.