Mateusz Grochowski is a 2020/2021 Emile Noël Global Fellow at New York University School of Law. He holds a PhD cum laude in private law from the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences (2015), with the prize for the best Polish doctoral dissertation in private law, as well as an LL.M. degree from Yale Law School (2018).
He is a Senior Research Fellow (Wissenschaftlicher Referent) at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, and an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. He is also an Affiliated Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. Previously he was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence (2019–2020), a Fellow jointly at Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at the University of Tel Aviv (2018–2019). He was also a recipient of the Fox Fellowship at Yale University (2018–2019) and several scholarships of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Foundation for Polish Science and the Polish National Science Centre. He has been working as the Member of the Office of Studies and Analysis of the Supreme Court of Poland and as an expert analyst for the Polish Ministry of Justice.
His research interests encompass European Union private law, the contract law theory and the intersections between contract law and new technology. Currently he focuses his work on private regulation in online platforms’ economy, and on the adaptation of EU consumer protection law to the realities of digital economy. He is also interested in the evolution of contract law in Central Europe, with particular regard to the reception of EU private law.