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Juan Carlos Salamanca

Student Fellow

Juan Carlos Salamanca is an M.A. candidate in Global Affairs at the Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. His research focuses on how new information technologies have impacted societies and the global community. In particular, he has concentrated in tech policy and regulation, privacy and surveillance, data governance and management, online content moderation and disinformation, and algorithmic decision-making. Juan Carlos is a Fulbright Grantee and before coming to Yale, he worked as a lawyer in Mexico City at a boutique law firm specialized on personal data protection and ICTs law. He graduated with a B.A. in Law from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in 2016 with highest honors. His thesis about the impact of Big Data on the right to privacy was recognized as the best of its program by the Ex ITAM Research Award.