Artur Pericles is a Lecturer in Global Affairs (spring) and the Schmidt Visiting Scholar in the Artificial Intelligence, Emerging Technologies, and National Power program at the Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs. He is also a Resident Fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.
He has written and spoken on freedom of expression, content moderation, and platform governance. He served as a member of Twitter's Trust and Safety Council Content Governance Initiative and took part in the revised Santa Clara Principles. He is a country analyst for Freedom House's Freedom on the Net report. He has also focused on privacy and data protection, which he practiced as an attorney in Brazil. He earned his doctorate in law from the University of São Paulo, with a dissertation on encryption and the right to privacy. He also holds an MSc and an LLB from the University of São Paulo.
He has presented his work at the Privacy Law Scholars Conference, the Freedom of Expressions Scholars Conference, Columbia's Knight First Amendment symposium on free speech and misinformation, and the Platform Governance Network Conference, among others. In spring 2024, he will teach "The Global Law and Policy of Artificial Intelligence", offered for Jackson graduate students and Yale Law School students.