B.A., University of Texas Austin; J.D., Columbia
Eleni Kyriakides is International Counsel for the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and oversees EPIC’s International Program. Professor Kyriakides has contributed to EPIC’s amicus submissions on key global privacy issues, including Microsoft v. United States (US Supreme Court) and the “Schrems II” case (CJEU) and EPIC’s Freedom of Information Act litigation. She has represented EPIC at the International Working Group on Data Protection, and organized NGO conferences in Brussels and Hong Kong in cooperation with the Public Voice coalition.
Professor Kyriakides has published in Cross Border Data Forum, the European Data Protection Law Review, and Just Security, and co-authored a forthcoming chapter for a Cambridge University Press book titled “Preserving Article 8 in Times of Crisis: Constraining Derogations from the European Convention.” She has also spoken before the European Parliament on cross border access to personal data by law enforcement. Professor Kyriakides has been quoted in publications in the U.S. and abroad, including NBC News, Bloomberg Law, The Telegraph, and Politico.
Professor Kyriakides is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She received a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with University Honors and Special Honors in Liberal Arts Honors (Humanities). She is a member of the bar of New York, District of Columbia, and the District of Columbia District Court.