Tanya is currently working on a project aimed at translating the concept of fairness into the context of decision-making by artificial intelligence systems. Her work is interdisciplinary and techno-centric in nature. Tanya works closely with Linnet Taylor and Corien Prins. Prior to joining Tilburg University as a researcher Tanya was a postdoctoral fellow at McGill University.


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“Regulating a Game Changer: Using a Distributed Approach to Develop an Accountability Framework for Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems” (forthcoming, Georgetown Journal of International Law)


“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