Professor Law and Informatisation and Dean Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
national and international regulatory dilemmas and questions in relation to ICT and other new technologies (biotechnology, ambient intelligence, nanotechology), developing countries and technology, commodification & propertisation of personal data and information, consumer protection in an information society, biometric technology, e-government, NGO?s and new technologies, privacy and anonymity, identity, identity fraud and on-line personalization, technology and victimization, technology and the position of victims.
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Prof. dr. Corien Prins holds a degree in law as well as Slavic languages and literature from Leiden University. As of 1986 she worked as a researcher with the Department of Law and Informatics, Leiden University as well as the Institute for Central and East European Law at Leiden University. Subsequently, she was a visiting professor at Hastings Law School, University of California, San Francisco (1993). In 1994 she was appointed professor of Law and Informatization at Tilburg University at the Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT). She headed this institute from 1994 until 2006.
Corien Prins is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and a member of the board of the Rathenau Institute (the advisory body of the Dutch Parliament). She was a member of the Council Board Social Sciences (MAGW) of the Dutch Scientific Council (NWO) as well as the scientific programme committee of the National Programme on Information Technology and Law (ITeR) of NWO. Currently she is a member of the Advisory Board of the Netherlands ICT Research and Innovation Authority (ICTRegie ? www.ictregie.nl) as well as chairs the Commission on ?social, ethical and legal dimensions of ICT? of the World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR ? www.witfor.org). She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the European Privacy Institute as well a a member of the board of the Dutch Society of Legal Professionals (Nederlandse Juristen Vereniging). She is associate editor of the journal Information and Communications Technology Law and member of the editorial board various journals (Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, Computer Law & Security Report, Electronic Journal of Comparative Law, Nederlands Juristenblad, Privacy & Informatie and Computerrecht).
Her present research topics include (international) regulatory questions of ICT and new technologies (biotechnology, ambient intelligence, nanotech), commodification & propertisation of information, consumer protection in an ICT-society, biometric technology, e-government, NGOs and new technologies, privacy and anonymity, identity and on-line personalisation.
Most recent publications
Her present research topics include (international) regulatory questions of ICT and new technologies (biotechnology, ambient intelligence, nanotech), commodification & propertisation of information, consumer protection in an ICT-society, biometric technology, e-government, NGO?s and new technologies, privacy and anonymity, identity management, identity theft/fraud and on-line personalisation.
Corien Prins is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). She was a member of the Council Board Social Sciences (MAGW) of the Dutch Scientific Council (NWO) as well as the scientific programme committee of the National Programme on Information Technology and Law (ITeR) of NWO. Currently she is a member of the Advisory Board of the Netherlands ICT Research and Innovation Authority (ICTRegie).
1. Associate editor Information and Communications Technology Law, Carfax Publishing, UK (2002 - present);
2. Member editorial board Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, IOS Press (January 2009 - present);
3. Member editorial board Computer Law & Security Report, Elsevier (January 2009- present);
4. Member editorial board Electronic Journal of Comparative Law (EJCL ) (2003 - present);
5. Founder and co-editor in chief The EDI Law Review, Kluwer Law International (1989 - 2002);
6. Co-editor in chief International Computer Law, looseleaf, Lexis/Nexis, USA (1995 - 2007);
7. Country correspondent The International Computer Lawyer (2002-2003);
8. Country correspondent Computer and Telecommunications Law Review, (1995-1997).
9. Member Editorial board Nederlands Juristenblad (NJB), Kluwer (2003 - present);
10. Chair Advisory board Privacy & Informatie, Kluwer (2002 - present);
11. Member Editorial board MonografieŽn Recht en Informatietechnologie, Sdu (2004 - present);
12. Member Editorial board Computerrecht, Kluwer (2003 - present);
13. Member Editorial board Voorschriften Bescherming Persoonsgegevens, Reed Elsevier (1993 - 2007);
14. Contributor Katern Informaticarecht Ars Aequi, Ars Aequi (1998 - present);
15. Chair Editorial board Handboek Recht en Informatietechnologie, Sdu (1999 - 2004);
Sjaak Nouwt, Zorg voor privacy. Informatietechnologie en informationale privacy in de gezondheidszorg, defended Tilburg 21 May 1997
Andreas Mitrakas, Open EDI and Law in Europe, defended Rotterdam (EUR) 1997 (second supervisor; with prof. dr. Richard de Mulder)
Luuk Matthijssen, Interfacing between Lawyers and Computers. An Architecture for Knowledge-based Interfaces to Legal Databases, defended Tilburg 9 April 1999 (with dr. W. Voermans, Tilburg University)
Clarisse Girot, User Protection in IT Contracts. A Comparative Study of the Protection of the User Against Defective Performance in Information Technology, defended Tilburg 2 March 2001 cum laude (with prof. dr. J. Spier, Tilburg University)
Maurice Schellekens, Aansprakelijkheid van internetaanbieders, defended 23 March 2001 (with prof. dr. M.S. Groenhuijsen, Tilburg University)
Eric Schreuders, Data Mining, het toetsen van beslisregels en privacy, defended 23 May 2001
Simone van der Hof, Internationale on-line overeenkomsten. Internationaal privaatrechtelijke aspecten van on-line business-to-business en business-to-consumer overeenkomsten in Europa en de Verenigde Staten, defended 4 December 2002 (with prof. dr. K. Boele-Woelki, Utrecht University)
Peter Blok, Het recht op privacy. Een onderzoek naar de betekenis van het begrip ?privacy? in het Nederlands en Amerikaans recht, defended 18 October 2002 (with dr. A.H. Vedder, Tilburg University)
Sander Huijsjes, Over dode lijnen en een heuvel recht. De privaatrechtelijke aansprakelijkheid voor schade als gevolg van falende telecommunicatiedienstverlening, defended 13 June 2002 (second supervisor; main supervisor prof. dr. H. Franken, Leiden University)
Ton Schudelaro, Electronic Payment Systems and Money Laundering. Risks and Countermeasures in the Post-Internet Hype Era, defended 17 October 2003 (with prof. dr. H. van Tilburg, Technical University Eindhoven, dr. B.J. Koops, Tilburg University)
Colette Cuijpers, Privacyrecht of privaatrecht? Een privaatrechtelijk alternatief voor de implementatie van de Europese privacyrichtlijn, defended 17 September 2004 (with prof. dr. J Vranken, Tilburg University)
Bart Custers, The Power of Knowledge. Ethical, Legal, and Technological Aspects of Data Mining and Group Profiling in Epidemiology, defended 22 October 2004 (with dr. A. Vedder, Tilburg University)
Tom de Wit, De productketen geÔnformeerd. Een onderzoek naar de regulering van de informatievoorziening met betrekking tot de milieuaspecten van producten in productketens, defended 9 September 2005 (with prof. dr. J.M. Verschuuren, Tilburg University; dr. ir. J.M.N. van Kasteren, Technical University Eindhoven).
Nicole van der Meulen, Fertile Grounds. The facilitation of Financial Identity Theft in the United States and The Netherlands, defended 10 December 2010 (with prof. dr. B.J. Koops, Tilburg University)
Nadya Purtova, Property Rights in Personal Data: a European Perspective, defended 16 February 2011 (main supervisor; with prof. dr. P. De Hert, Tilburg University). Cum laude
Lokke Moerel, Binding Corporate Rules. Fixing the Regulatory Patchwork of data protection, defended 19 September 2011.
In addition to her position as professor at Tilburg, Corien Prins is also (since 2008) a member of the WRR (Scientific Council for Government Policy).
Corien Prins is a member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
She is a member of the board of the Rathenau Institute vice-chair of the Sociaal Wetenschappelijke Raad (Social Sciences Council), member of the Research School Accreditation Committee (ECOS) as well as several commissions of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
In the social sphere Prins is member of the board of supervisory directors of the Rabobank in Tilburg, a member of the board of supervisory directors of the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), member of the Commissie Auteursrecht (Copyright Commission) and member of the Dutch Cyber Security Council.
On an international level, Prins was active as chairperson of the IFIP Commission on Ethical, Social and Legal Aspects of the World International IT Forum (WITFOR).
At present, Prins is editor of the Nederland Juristenblad (NJB), member of the editors of Computerrecht, and chairperson of the editorial board of Privacy & Informatie. Her international editorial activities are editor of the Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (JAISE), The Electronic Journal of Comparative Law (EJCL), The Computer Law & Security Report and finally, Information and Communications Technology Law. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of International Data Privacy Law, published by the Oxford University Press.
Corien Prins is a member of the "full professor" commission within the Faculty of Law.
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Professor Law and Informatisation and Dean Tilburg Law School
Last amended: 22 January 2013