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Lujain Ibrahim

DPhil Student

Lujain Ibrahim

DPhil Student


Lujain is a DPhil student in Social Data Science at the OII. Her research sits at the intersection of AI governance and human-centred computing, particularly examining how user autonomy and control are undermined in human-AI interactions. She also researches global AI governance with a focus on US-China relations.

She was formerly a fellow at Digital Asia Hub — a Harvard Berkman-Klein incubated think tank — and The Montreal AI Ethics Institute, a Creative Media Awardee at The Mozilla Foundation, and a researcher at the Laboratory for Computer-Human Intelligence at NYU Abu Dhabi.

A Schwarzman Scholar, Lujain holds an MA in Global Affairs with concentrations in technology & policy from Tsinghua University in Beijing and a BS in Computer Engineering from New York University, Abu Dhabi.

Research Interests

AI governance and policy, fairness, accountability, and transparency in machine learning; human-computer interaction, U.S.-China relations.

Positions at the OII

  • DPhil Student, September 2022 -



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