Migle is an Associate of GSDM. She is also currently Conex-Marie Curie Fellow (2015-2019) at the Private Law Department of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain) working on a project on Legal Personhood for Artificial Intelligence (AI). An experienced and able researcher, Migle’s research interests include the intersection between technology (AI and robotics in particular), society and law, focussing especially on the legal status of non-human agents and on liability arising in connection with autonomous and automated technologies; legal risk; consumer protection and robotics; human rights and new technologies.
She is also an active member of the research group “Derechos Humanos, Estado de Derecho y Democracia” (Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Democracy) at the “Bartolome de las Casas” Institute of Human Rights; and a member of the Academic Unit “Derechos Humanos, Discapacidad y Tecnologias” (Human Rights, Disability and Technologies).
Previously, Migle worked at the prestigious European University Institute (Italy), doing research as a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow (2012-2014), with a focus on the legal challenges arising in connection with AI, and then as a research associate at the Law Department of the European University Institute, where she was engaged on the European project ALIAS (Addressing Liability Impact of Automated Systems) co-financed by EUROCONTROL, acting on behalf of SESAR Joint Undertaking.
Migle earned her Ph.D. at the Bologna University School of Law (Italy) with a dissertation on the current and future legal regulation of intelligent computer programs. She was then awarded a postdoctoral research fellowship at CIRSFID (Interdepartmental Center for Research in the History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Law and in Computer Science and Law) at the Bologna University School of Law (2010-2012), where she further developed the legal study of AI-related topics and became an assistant editor of A Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence (Springer).
Additionally, she is a competent and experienced academic teacher, having taught at undergraduate and postgraduate level on a range of topics, especially AI, Human Rights (including Privacy), Legal Information Management and Commercial Law, both within her own institutions as well as an external guest lecturer. As such, Migle is experienced in course design, implementation, delivery, assessment and quality assurance.