Giorgio Resta, PhD University of Pisa (1999), is full professor of Comparative Law. Coordinator of the International PhD Program on Law & Transnational Regulation, he currently serves as Pro-Rector for Internationalization of the University of Roma Tre. During his academic career, he has been invited to teach courses as Visiting Professor at the McGill Law School, EHESS (Paris), Nagoya Faculty of Law (JP), IDP (Brasil).
Associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, member of the steering committee of the Italian Association of Comparative Law, fellow of the European Law Institute, honorary member of the Italian Association of Civil Lawyers, and co-founder of the Italian Academy for the Internet Code, he served as a member of two Legislative Reform Committees appointed by the Italian Ministry of Justice, and of the Study Group on the legal and ethical implications of Covid-19, established within the Superior Institute of Health (the authority in charge of epidemiological surveillance of Covid-19 in Italy).
He is the author of about 160 publications in the field of personality rights, data protection, biomedicine, as well as general private and comparative law. Among his most recent books are Data protection in the context of Covid-19. A short (hi)story of tracing applications, Rome, 2021 (coauthored with E. Poillot – G. Lenzini – V. Zeno-Zencovich); Le persone fisiche e i diritti della personalità (coauthored with G. Alpa), Trattato di diritto privato diretto da R. Sacco, 2nd ed., Turin, 2020; L’armonia nel diritto. Contributi a una riflessione su diritto e musica, Rome, 2020,: RomaDignità persona mercati, Turin, 2014.