Dr. Anat Lior is an assistant professor at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law, an AI Schmidt affiliated Scholar with the Jackson School at Yale and an affiliated fellow at the Yale Information Society Project. Her research interests include AI governance and liability, quantum computing policy, the intersection of insurance and emerging technologies, and intellectual property law. Her scholarship has been published in the Georgetown Law Journal, Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Yale Journal of Law and Technology and Utah Law Review, among others.
Lior obtained her Doctor of the Science of Law degree from Yale Law School, under the supervision of Professor Jack Balkin, researching the intersection of Artificial Intelligence, tort law, insurance law and antitrust law. She also researches the field of intellectual property, focusing on artworks that were created during the Holocaust and their copyright protection.
Lior completed a dual degree in law and business administration (LL.B./B.A, summa cum laude) at Reichman University in Israel, as well as a master’s degree in law (LL.M., summa cum laude) at Reichman University and at Yale Law School. She is licensed to practice law both in Israel and in the state of New York. Lior also worked with Professor Aharon Barak, former Chief Justice of the Israeli Supreme Court, focusing on comparative constitutional law.
She is a regular speaker at conferences, workshops and events discussing AI regulation and policy, AI liability and insurance of emerging technologies. She aims to bridge the gap between policymakers working on regulating emerging technologies and STEM experts working in these fields. She believes only deep collaboration between the two can lead to meaningful and efficient legislation.