Asaf Lubin

Visiting Fellow


Asaf Lubin is a Lecturer at Yale University, a Cybersecurity Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a Visiting Fellow at the Information Society Project, and a Visiting Scholar at the Hebrew University Cyber Security Research Center. Asaf’s research focuses on the intersection of new technologies, national security policy, digital rights, intelligence and war studies, internet governance, and cybersecurity. His research portfolio and publications span the fields of public and private international law, criminal law and procedure, torts, and privacy and data protection regulation. His scholarly agenda draws on both his experiences as a former Israeli intelligence analyst, Sergeant Major (Res.) and a Robert L. Bernstein Human Rights Fellow with Privacy International, as well as on his previous work with the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the Turkel Public Commission of Inquiry, and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Office of the Legal Advisor. Asaf’s current research is funded by Google and the Hewlett Foundation and supervised by Professor of Computer Science and International Relations, Susan Landau, examining the different categorization of metadata and their regulation under both U.S. and comparative domestic surveillance legislation.