David P. Fidler

Council on Foreign Relations

David P. Fidler is a senior fellow for cybersecurity and global health with the Council on Foreign Relations. He is an expert on cybersecurity law and policy and cyberspace and international law. Fidler was formerly a James Louis Calamaras Professor of Law at the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University Bloomington, where he specialized in international law, national security, and emerging technologies. Fidler served as the chair of the International Law Association’s Study Group on Terrorism, Cybersecurity, and International Law, and the editor of and a contributor to the award-winning The Snowden Reader (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015).

Fidler is also an internationally recognized expert in global health and biosecurity threats. He is an associate fellow with the Centre on Global Health Security at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), has been an international legal consultant for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization, and is on the Roster of Experts that advises the Director-General of the World Health Organization under the International Health Regulations. He was a member of the Harvard-London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola and provided advice to the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Global Response to Health Crises.

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