Matthias C. Kettemann

Management Board

Internet Law, Online Rule-Making, Human Rights in Digitality, Internet Governance

PD Mag. Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann, LL.M. (Harvard), joined as an associate researcher in 2019. In 2020 he was elected member of the Management Board. Matthias is co-leader of the Platform and Content Governance Research Group. Outside the lab, Matthias is Head of the Research Program Regulatory Structures and the Emergence of Rules in Online Spaces at the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI), Hamburg and Visiting Professor of international law at the University of Jena. At the Lab, he runs a multidisciplinary research project with Ben Wagner conducting freedom of expression governance analytics on user comment datasets of newspapers and information exchange sites. He studied international and Internet law in Graz, Geneva and Harvard Law School and completed his postdoctoral work at the Cluster of Excellence “The Emergence of Normative Orders” at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. Matthias has provided expertise for the German Bundestag, several DAX companies, foundations and international organizations, on Internet regulation, cybersecurity and human rights.