Katrin Nyman-Metcalf, adjunct professor
e-mail: katrin dot nyman-metcalf at taltech dot ee
tel: +372 620 2424
Prof. Katrin Nyman-Metcalf is adjunct professor of Law and Technology and and also a Head of Research of the Estonian e-Governance Academy. In addition she is active as an international consultant primarily in the area information and communication technology law including freedom of expression, as well as e-governance. Projects include regular legal analysis of media and communications legislation for e.g. the OSCE and the European Commission; work on setting up regulatory systems and professional training especially for post-conflict societies; and support to e-governance.
Prof. Nyman-Metcalf´s PhD (1999) in Public International Law (the law of outer space) and her Master (1986) are from the University of Uppsala, Sweden. Her research interests include how law and technology meet with special emphasis on IT and communications as well as outer space; international – global and regional – decision-making and the changing structure of governance; implementation of human rights and the rule of law. She has published widely on all these as well as related topics. Professor Nyman-Metcalf speaks English, Estonian, French, German, Spanish and Swedish as well as basic Bosnian.
Topics of supervision: ICT law, Legal issue of outer space, Freedom of expression
Selection of publications:
- Nyman-Metcalf, K.; Papageorgiou, I. (2015) Democracy through regional integration Antwerpen: Intersentia
- Norta, A.; Nyman-Metcalf, K.; Othman, A. B.; Rull, A. (2016). “My agent will not let me talk to the General“- Software agents as a tool against Internet scams. In: Kerikmäe, T; Rull, A. (Ed.). The Future of Law and eTechnologies, Springer
- Nyman-Metcalf, K. (2014) "Digitalisation and beyond: Media freedom in a new reality" pp. 65-83 in Koltay (ed.) Media Freedom and Regulation in the New Media World (Wouters Kluwer)