Prof. Dr. Thomas Wischmeyer has been appointed University Professor at Bielefeld University in August 2020. He serves, among other positions, as a member of the Board of the Institute of the Law of Intelligent Technology Systems (RiT), of the Research Group on "Algorithmic State, Society and Market - Constitutional Dimensions" of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL), and of the Advisory Board of the German Chapter of the International Society of Public Law.
After his legal state examinations, Thomas Wischmeyer was initially a research assistant at the Federal Constitutional Court. In 2014, he received his doctorate from the Faculty of Law at the University of Freiburg, where he subsequently worked as an assistant professor at the Institute for Political Science and Philosophy of Law. From 2017 to 2020, Thomas Wischmeyer was a junior professor (tenure track) at Bielefeld University. Stays abroad took him to Yale Law School (2012), as Emile Noël and DAAD Visiting Fellow to New York University (2016-2017), and to Beihang University in Beijing (2018). In 2018, Thomas Wischmeyer was appointed to the Data Ethics Committee of the German government. His scholarly work has received numerous awards, including "Legal Book of the Year" (2016).
Thomas Wischmeyer conducts research in the field of German and European constitutional and administrative law. He is particularly interested in information society law and legal and constitutional theory.
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