Taylor Woodcock

Taylor Kate Woodcock LL.M. is a PhD researcher in public international law at the University of Amsterdam and TMC Asser Instituut. Taylor’s research examines the implications of the development and use of military applications of artificial intelligence (AI) for international law, with a specific emphasis on International Humanitarian Law. She takes a practice-oriented approach to exploring the relation between international law and human agency, considering how the interaction between data-driven algorithms and military practitioners impacts this relationship. This PhD project is part of the research project Designing International Law and Ethics into Military Artificial Intelligence (DILEMA), funded by NWO–MVI Programme on Responsible Innovation (2020–2024). Taylor has research experience in various fields of international law, including international humanitarian law, international human rights law, international criminal law, and international arms control and disarmament law.