Petra Molnar

Petra Molnar (@_PMolnar) is a lawyer and anthropologist specializing in technology, migration, and human rights. Petra is the Associate Director of the Refugee Law Lab at York University and a Faculty Associate at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. She co-runs the Migration and Technology Monitor, a multilingual archive of work that interrogates technological experiments at the border and incubates projects by refugees and people on the move on border surveillance. Petra also works on issues around immigration detention, health and human rights, gender-based violence, and the politics of refugee, immigration, and international law. She is an advisor to various UN bodies and her work has appeared in numerous academic publications and the popular press, including the New York Times, the Guardian, and Al Jazeera. Petra’s first book, The Walls Have Eyes: Surviving Migration in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, is coming out in 2024 with The New Press. She is also on LinkedIn.

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