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Stefaan Verhulst

Name  Stefaan Verhulst

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Employer  The Governance Lab New York University Markle Foundation Oxford University Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania Central European University Yale Law School
Books  Self-regulation and the Internet, EC Media Law and Policy

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Stefaan G. Verhulst has been exploring the intersection of technology, science and policy for over two decades. He is currently the Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of the Governance Laboratory (GovLab) at New York University. His latest research and writing considers how advances in technology and science can be harnessed to create effective and collaborative forms of governance.

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In addition to GovLab, he holds several other academic and professional positions including the following:

  • Senior Advisor to the Markle Foundation, a private non-profit organization committed to promoting the development of communications industries that address public needs, where he was Chief of Research for 11 years;
  • Adjunct Professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University;
  • Senior Associated Fellow in the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy at Oxford University which he co-founded several years ago;
  • Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania;
  • Senior Research Fellow for the Center for Media and Communications Studies, Central European University in Budapest; and
  • International Fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School;
  • Fellow for the Center for Democracy & Technology;
  • Advisor to Global Partners Digital.
  • Expert on the Influencer Advisory Board (IAB) of sparks & honey
  • Board member for Obricom-UNESCO
  • Prior to joining the Markle Foundation in 2001, Verhulst held several senior research positions in Belgium and the UK - including the University of Glasgow and Oxford University.

    He co-founded the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy at Oxford University with Monroe Price. At Oxford, he was also the UNESCO Chairholder in Communications Law and Policy for the UK and the Socio-Legal research Fellow at Wolfson College. He has spoken at TedXMidAtlantic's New Rules seminar.

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    Books and publications

    Verhulst is the author and co-editor of several publications, including the following books, reports, and chapters:

  • Verhulst (S.) and Price (M.), Handbook of Media Law and Policy – A SocioLegal Exploration, Routledge, 2013
  • Price, Monroe; Puppis, Manuel; Verhulst, Stefaan. “Media Policy and Governance.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Communication. Ed. Patricia Moy. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
  • Verhulst, Stefaan. “Net Neutrality and the Media” in Mapping Digital Media. Open Society Foundations Reference Series No. 7, London, United Kingdom: 2011
  • Verhulst (S.) and Price (M.), Comparative Media Law and Policy: Opportunities and Challenges. In: Thussu (D.), Internationalizing Media Studies: Impediments and Imperatives, Routledge
  • Verhulst (S.), Linked Geographies: Maps as Mediators of Reality. In: Turow (J.) The Hyperlinked Society. Questioning Connections in The Digital Age. University of Michigan (University of Michigan Press, 2008)
  • Verhulst (S.), Emerging patterns of Broadcasting regulation. In: Buckley (S.), Duer (K.), Mendel (T.), and O'Siochru (S.), Broadcasting, Voice, and Accountability, A Public Interest Approach to Policy, Law, and Regulation, University of Michigan Press, (University of Michigan Press, 2008)
  • Verhulst (S.), Mediation, Mediators, and New Intermediaries. In: Napoli (P.), Media Diversity and Localism: Meaning and Metrics. Laurence Erlbaum, 2006
  • Verhulst (S.), Digital Content Regulation. In: Lievrouw (L.) & Livingstone (S.) Handbook of New Media (Student Edition). Sage, 2005
  • Verhulst (S.) and Price (M.), Self-regulation and the Internet, Kluwer, 2005
  • Verhulst (S.) and Sandvig,(C.) The Internet and public policy in comparative perspective (working title). In M. Price & H. Nissenbaum (Eds.), The Academy and the Internet. New York: Peter Lang, 2004.
  • Verhulst (S.) and Price (M.), Parental Control of Television Broadcasting, LEA, 2002
  • Verhulst (S.), Price (M.) and Rozumilowicz. Media Reform. Democratizing the media, democratizing the state. London; Routledge, 2001
  • Verhulst (S.), About Scarcities and Intermediaries. Reviewing the Regulatory Paradigm Shift. In: Livingstone (S.) and Lievrouw (L.), Handbook of New Media. Sage, 2001
  • Verhulst (S), Tambini (D), Forgan (L) and Hall (C.), Communications Revolution and Reform, IPPR, 2001
  • Verhulst (S.) and Price (M), Conceptual Approaches to Self Regulation. In: Marsden (C.), Regulating the Global Information Society. Routledge, 2000
  • Verhulst (S.), Holznagel (B.), and Hahne (K.), Verhinderung des Digital Divide als Zukunftsaufgabe. Ein Plädoyer gegen die Errichtung von E-Barriers. In: Kommunikation & Recht (K&R) 2000, 425-431
  • Verhulst (S.) and Price (M.), Self Regulation. In: Jens Waltermann and Marcel Machill (eds.): Protecting our children on the Internet - Towards a new culture of responsibility, Gütersloh; Bertelsmann Foundation Publishers, 2000
  • Verhulst (S.) and Marsden (C.), Convergence in European Digital TV Regulation, Blackstone, 1999
  • Verhulst (S.), Goldberg (D.), and Prosser (T.), Legal Responses to the Changing Media. OUP, 1998
  • Price (M.) and Verhulst (S.), Broadcasting Reform in India. Oxford University Press, 1998
  • Goldberg (D.) and Verhulst (S.), European Media Policy: Complexity and Comprehensiveness. In: d’Haenens (L.) and Saeys (F.), ed., Media Dynamics and Regulatory Concerns in the Digital Age. Quintessenz-Verlag, 1998
  • Verhulst (S.) and Young (A.), The Global Impact of Open Data. O'Reilly, 2016
  • He is also the founder and editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Communications Law and Policy, and the Communications Law in Transition Newsletter and is a member of several editorial boards.


    Verhulst has served as consultant to various international and national organizations, including the following:

  • 10 Downing Street (UK Prime Minister’s Office)
  • Aspen Institute
  • Bertelsmann Foundation
  • Broadcasting Standards Commission (London)
  • Council of Europe
  • Digital Video Broadcasting Group (Geneva)
  • European Commission
  • European Research Institute of the Consumer Organizations (ERICA - London)
  • Government of the United Kingdom – Department for International Development (DFID)
  • House of Commons of the United Kingdom
  • Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison (Washington DC)
  • UNESCO – Africa
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • World Bank
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