Joanna Kulesza, PhD, is a tenured professor of law and teaches international law, internet governance and media law at the University of Lodz, Poland. Currently serving as a scientific committee member for the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union and vice-chair for the At-Large Advisory Committee of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, she successfully combines academia with policy work. Since 2020 she has co-chaired the Advisory Board of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise, working on cybersecurity capacity building. Kulesza, aside from her primary academic involvement with the University of Lodz, has been serving as an expert on human rights online for the Council of Europe and European Commission and is working on various research projects focused on privacy and cybersecurity. Kulesza serves on the Advisory Board of the EU Cyber Direct project.