Luz Helena Orozco y Villa

DPhil Law

Other affiliations

St Peter's College Bonavero Institute of Human Rights Future of Technology and Society Discussion Group


Luz is a Dphil (PhD) in Law candidate at the Faculty of Law. Her research lies at the intersection of constitutional law and emerging technologies. Supervised by Professor Jacob Rowbottom, her doctoral thesis focuses on the constitutionalisation of the digital environment, specifically the case of online service providers regarding content moderation.

Prior to joining Oxford, Luz worked as a career clerk for the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice and as a research advisor at the Gender Equality Program of the Federal Judicial Council. She has taught International Human Rights Law, Philosophy of Human Rights, Family Law, and Gender Justice to undergraduate law students at different universities.

She completed an LL.M. from Columbia Law School (New York City, NY, USA) as a Fulbright scholar and a LL.B from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (Mexico City, Mexico).

Luz is currently the co-convener of the Future of Technology and Society Discussion Group.

Research Interests

Constitutional Law

Human Rights

Law and Technology

Internet Governance 

Feminist Theory 


Research projects & programmes

Future of Technology and Society Discussion Group