Théodore Christakis

Theodore Christakis

Scholar Title:

Professor of International and European Law

Department: School of Law

Colleges / Universities: Université Grenoble Alpes


151 Rue des Universités
BP 47

Phone Number: 33 4 76 82 58 72


Théodore Christakis is Professor of International and European Law at the Université Grenoble Alpes. Additionally, he is the Director of the Centre for International Security and European Studies (CESICE) and Co-Director of the Grenoble Alpes Data Institute. Professor Christakis’ research and teaching interests include international security law, international protection of human rights, cyber security law and data protection, and artificial intelligence.

Professor Christakis is a Member of the Institut Universitaire de France and of the French National Digital Council. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Cross-Border Data Forum. Since September 2019 he also holds a Chair on the Legal and Regulatory Implications of Artificial Intelligence with the Multidisciplinary Institute on Artificial Intelligence (MIAI@Grenoble Alpes).

Professor Christakis has published or co-edited 9 books and is the author or co-author of more than 65 articles and book chapters that focus on public international law, international security law, international and European protection of human rights, cyber security law and data protection. He has served as Legal Counsel for governments, international organizations, and the private sector.