Kevin has an academic background in law and political science with a particular focus on digitization, data governance, and critical theory. He studied at the Freie Universität of Berlin, Sabanci University Istanbul, and PUC Rio de Janeiro.
Kevin has been working at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and the Einstein Center for Digital Futures at the University of the Arts (ECDF) for almost three years, where he conducts both academic and policy-oriented research on data protection, nudging, and privacy-by-design solutions.
Prior to this, he worked as a student assistant in the Parliamentary Control Committee in the 18th legislative period of the German Bundestag, contributing to the witness and expert hearings in the investigative committees on NSA and Breitscheidplatz.
Kevin engages in legal human rights work and strategic litigation at the Refugee Law Clinic at Humboldt University in Berlin.
Associated researcher: Governance of Data-Driven Innovation
Grafenstein, M. v., Hölzel, J., Irgmaier, F. & Pohle, J. (2018). Nudging: Regulierung durch Big Data und Verhaltenswissenschaften. Publication details
Grafenstein, M. v., Heldt, A., Klug, K., Pohle, J., Schulz, W. (2018). Was ist die DSGVO?. Publication details
Klug, K. (2018). Trust in me, just in me! Trusted Third Parties im Datenschutzrecht. Publication details
Organisation of events"Data Protection as a Service – Zertifikate für Webhoster"
20.05.2019. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany (National)
Kevin Klug, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Jörg Pohle, Nuri KhademData Protection by Design in Smart Cities
05.11.2018. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany (International)
Kevin Klug, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Jörg Pohle, Nuri Khadem