Mistale is part of the Applied Research and Innovation team.
She conducts research into law, technology, ethics and society for ongoing projects. Her areas of expertise include public international law, international human rights law and data protection law. She enjoys teaching and presenting her ideas to audiences.
Mistale holds a BA, LLM and PhD from Utrecht University. Her doctoral thesis is entitled ‘Transatlantic Jurisdictional Conflicts in Data Protection Law: How the Fundamental Right to Data Protection Conditions the European Union’s Exercise of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction’ and will be published commercially. Mistale has authored several academic articles, working papers, book chapters and blog posts pertaining to her research. She has presented at a multitude of conferences and guest-lectured at several universities. Her research was nominated for the Theo van Boven Maastricht Human Rights Research Prize in 2018.
Mistale also works for the global pro bono law firm Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG), where she researches various areas of international criminal law and human rights law to provide legal advice for states, governments and NGOs in conflict or post-conflict situations.