About Dr Alice Schneider
Alice Schneider is Head of the Law Faculty and Lecturer in Law at New College of the
Humanities. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Socio-Legal Studies at the University of
Oxford and holds qualifying degrees in English and German Law from King’s College London
and the Humboldt University in Berlin (LLB and First State Examination), as well as a BA in
Politics, Psychology and Sociology from the University of Cambridge.
Dr Alice Schneider's Research
Alice’s doctoral research focuses on the development of information privacy laws in
different legal systems. She is interested in sociological approaches to lawmaking, as well as
in the role of privacy and data protection laws in the context of technological developments,
including algorithmic decision making.
Alice also conducts research on various topics in Jurisprudence, including the nature of legal normativity and the compatibility of jurisprudential and sociological approaches to legal phenomena.
Dr Alice Schneider's Teaching
Alice lectures for the Law LLB at New College of the Humanities. She is Course Leader in
Public Law and European Union Law and supervises dissertations in these areas.
She was previously a Lecturer in Law at St Hilda’s College, Oxford, and also taught at various
other Oxford colleges, as well as at King’s College London.