Muge Fazlioglu completed her Ph.D. in Law and Social Science at the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University, Bloomington, in 2017. She has been a Graduate Research Fellow at IU’s Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research and the Center for Law, Ethics and Applied Research in Health Information.

Her main interests are in privacy, data protection, risk management, the social and cultural dimensions of information technology use, and privacy attitudes and behaviors, using interdisciplinary and comparative research methods. Her doctoral dissertation examines the risk-based approach to privacy and data protection and the role of information sensitivity within risk management in the European Union and the United States.

Her research has been published in International Data Privacy Law and is forthcoming in the Fordham Urban Law Journal. She holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in European Law from Stockholm University and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Marmara University in her home country, Turkey. She is certified CIPP/E and CIPP/US with the International Association of Privacy Professionals, where she also works as Senior Westin Research Fellow.