Tetyana (Tanya) Krupiy is a postdoctoral fellow at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. She holds a Master of Laws with distinction from the London School of Economics and Political Science as well as a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Essex. Tanya has expertise in international human rights law, international humanitarian law and international criminal law. Additionally, she has expertise in artificial intelligence and robotic systems. Tanya conducts interdisciplinary research. Tanya’s present research project investigates how international human rights law may uphold human dignity, equality and diversity in an era of technological innovation. In the past, Tanya received funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada to enable her to carry out a postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University in Canada. Tilburg University awarded to her internal funding for two consecutive years.

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Tetyana Krupiy, “Adding Colour into Black and White: Theorising the Impact of Artificial Intelligence Decision-making Processes on Human Diversity and Society from a Social Justice Perspective” (forthcoming, Computer Law and Security Review).

Tetyana Krupiy, “Leaving the Dice for Play: a Critique of the Application of Law and Economics to International Humanitarian Law” (forthcoming, European Journal of Legal Studies)

Regulating a Game Changer: Using a Distributed Approach to Develop an Accountability Framework for Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems,” Georgetown Journal of International Law 50, no. 1 (2018): 45

“Unravelling Organisational Power Dynamics: Towards a Theory of Accountability for Crimes Triggered by Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems” (forthcoming, Loyola University Chicago International Law Review)

“The Rules of Targeting: a Case of Humanitarian Economics?” (submitted for consideration to the London Review of International Law)

A Toolbox for the Application of the Rules of Targeting (Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016)

“A Case Against Making Sole Reliance on Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Technology to Identify Proposed Targets,” Journal of Conflict and Security Law, 20, no. 3 (2015): 415

“Of Souls, Spirits and Ghosts: Transposing the Application of the Rules of Targeting to Lethal Autonomous Robots,” Melbourne Journal of International Law 16, no. 1 (2015): 145

The Evolution of International Humanitarian Law and the Continuous Dissension over the Interpretation of the Legal Rules: an Anthropological Perspective,” Legal Issues Journal 2, no. 2 (2014): 24



Tetyana Krupiy, “The Ascendance of Artificial Intelligence: How International Human Rights Law Protects Human Diversity,” Groningen Journal of International Law Blog International Law Under Construction (blog), 16 March 2020,

Tetyana Krupiy, “The Role of Artificial Intelligence Decision-making Processes in Concealing Inequality,” The eQuality Project (blog), 29 July 2019,

Tetyana Krupiy, “Modelling the Rules of Targeting,” International Law Grrls (blog), 17 June 2018,