Matthijs Maas

Matthijs Maas

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge


Dr. Matthijs Maas is a postdoctoral research associate at the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER), University of Cambridge. He works on adaptive global governance approaches for technological risks, with a focus on regimes and institutions for the governance of Artificial Intelligence. His additional research interests are on the effects of AI technology on international law itself, as well as frameworks for the regulation of uncertain risks.

Prior to working at CSER, he has previous experience working at The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies and the Dutch Embassy in Beirut, amongst others.

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  • Artificial Intelligence Governance
  • Effects of AI on International Law
  • Existential risk mitigation
  • International Institutional & Regime Design
  • PhD in Law, 2021

    University of Copenhagen

  • MSc International Relations, 2013

    University of Edinburgh

  • BA in Arts, 2012

    University College Utrecht, University of Utrecht

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