Mr. P.J. Leerssen

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Postdoctoral researcher

Paddy Leerssen is a postdoctoral researcher in information law, specialised in platform regulation. As part of the DSA Observatory project, he studies the implementation of the new Digital Services Act (‘DSA’). His doctoral research focused on the transparency of social media platforms and their recommendation algorithms. Before joining IViR, Paddy was a research fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Internet and Society, having first studied law at Harvard Law School (LL.M.) and the University of Maastricht (LL.B.).