Team

  • Luca Belli
    Luca Belli

    PhD is Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) Law School and associated researcher at Centre de Droit Public Comparé of Paris 2 University. Before joining FGV, Luca worked as an agent for the Council of Europe Internet Governance Unit; served as a Network Neutrality Expert for the Council of Europe; and worked as a consultant for the Internet Society.

    Over the past decade, Luca has authored and edited more than 30 research outputs in English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish, amongst which “De la gouvernance à la régulation de l’Internet” (Berger-Levrault, 2016); the “Net Neutrality Compendium” (Springer, 2016); “Platform Regulations: How Platforms are Regulated and How They Regulate Us” (FGV, 2017) and “Gobernanza y Regulaciones de Internet en América Latina” (FGV, 2018). Luca's works have been used i.a. quoted by the Organization of American States Report on Freedom of Expression and the Internet (2013); used by the CoE to elaborate the Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers on Network Neutrality (2016); featured in the French Telecoms Regulator (ARCEP) Report on the State of the Internet (2018), and published or quoted by various media outlets, including Le Monde, BBC, The Hill, O Globo, El Pais, El Tiempo, La Vanguardia and La Stampa.

    He is co-founder and co-chair of three multistakeholder groups of the UN Internet Governance Forum, called Dynamic Coalitions, dedicated to Network Neutrality, Platform Responsibility and Community Networks. He holds a JD from the University of Turin and a PhD in public law from Université Panthéon-Assas Paris 2.

  • Jhessica Reia, PhD
    Jhessica Reia, PhD,

    is a Researcher and Project Manager at the Center for Technology and Society at FGV Law School. Postdoctoral Fellow at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). Ph.D. & M.A. in Communication Studies at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). B.A. in Public Policy at the University of Sao Paulo (USP). Former Visiting Researcher at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) and Graduate Research Trainee at the Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University (2015-2016). Current research interests include urban communication, regulation, public spaces, the urban night, new media, copyright, and piracy.