Asaf Lubin

Asaf Lubin

Asaf Lubin (@AsafLubin) is a postdoctoral cybersecurity research fellow at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a lecturer at Yale College. Asaf is additionally a Resident Fellow at the Information Society Project and a Visiting Scholar at Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Cybersecurity Research Center. Prior to his postdoctoral fellowship, Asaf completed a Dual Degree in Law and International Relations (LL.B./B.A, magna cum laude) at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Master or Laws (LL.M,) and Doctor of the Science of Law (J.S.D.) Degrees from Yale Law School. Asaf additionally attended The Hague Academy of International Law, and interned for the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Asaf also worked for the Turkel Public Commission of Inquiry into the Maritime Incident of May 31st 2010, and served as an articled clerk for the International Law Division of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Office of the Legal Advisor. Asaf’s research focuses on the regulation of intelligence collection and analysis under international law, with particular emphasis on the effects that technological advancements have had on the practice of espionage and the right to privacy in an age of mass governmental surveillance. His work draws on his experiences as a former intelligence analyst, Sergeant Major (Res.), as well as his vast practical training in national security law and foreign policy. Asaf’s work additionally reflects his time working as a Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellow with Privacy International, a London-based NGO committed to advancing domestic and international policies aimed at strengthening effective privacy protections and data regulations while curtailing illegal surveillance. Asaf has previously written on and taught seminars in public and private international law, human rights law, criminal procedure and counterterrorism, torts and data privacy, international humanitarian law, the laws on the use of force, and international criminal law.