Dr. Tomer Shadmy scholarship is situated at the intersection of digital technologies, global law and ethics. She investigates the legal, ethical, social and political challenges associated with the governance of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI). At the center of her research stands the question of how data-driven technologies challenge, transform, or require a transformation of basic legal and civic concepts and institutions. She is interested in both sides of the algorithm: How to regulate emerging technologies and how do emerging technologies regulate us?
Shadmy received her Ph.D. from the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law. She is currently a research fellow at The Federmann Cyber Center, at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS). Additionally Dr. Shadmy is an adjunct professor for Computer Science Law and Ethics at Tel Aviv University, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. Shadmy was a visiting professor at The University of Turin, a research fellow at the Program on Corporate Governance, Harvard Law School and a research fellow at The Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po). She was the recipient of the Dan David prize Scholarship and the Buchmann Scholarship for Excellence in Advanced Legal Studies.