Sue Anne Teo

Sue Anne Teo (she/her) is a researcher under the Future of Human Rights project focusing on artificial intelligence, digital technologies and human rights. Sue Anne was most recently a PhD Fellow at the University of Copenhagen where she researched on artificial intelligence and its impact on the foundations of human rights (e.g. human dignity). Before her PhD, Sue Anne was a Senior Programme Officer with RWI, working on projects in Myanmar, China and NHRIs.

Prior to joining RWI in 2011, Sue Anne worked in the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees office in Kuala Lumpur as a Senior Refugee Status Determination officer. She also formerly worked for the OHCHR in the UN peacekeeping mission in Timor Leste and SUHAKAM (the Malaysian National Human Rights Commission).

Sue Anne Teo holds a First Class Honours Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from University of London, a Master of Laws (LLM) from University of Cambridge and a Masters in Human Rights (MSc) from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Sue Anne has, amongst others, published on the conceptual challenges that AI systems pose to the human rights framework as well as on how AI systems challenge human dignity. She also designed and taught the Master of Law course at University of Copenhagen on ‘Human Rights, Democracy and Digital Technologies’. She has also shared her work through blogposts, podcasts and conference presentations.



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