Mindy Nunez Duffourc

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Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering

Mindy Nunez Duffourc is an Assistant Professor of Law at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, where she conducts research and teach as part of the Faculty of Private Law and the Maastricht Law and Tech Lab.

Mindy is also part of the Penn State Dickinson Law research team working on the EU-funded CLASSICA project, Validating AI in classifying cancer in real-time surgery. She researches in the area of comparative health law and technology. Her work has appeared in NPJ Digital Medicine, American Journal of Law and Medicine, Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy, Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law, Harvard International Law Review Blog, Indiana Health Law Review, and is forthcoming in Springer’s AI, LAW & BEYOND. She was previously an Assistant Professor of Lawyering at NYU and a Lecturer in civil procedure and health law at the University of Passau in Germany. She also served as an Alexander von Humboldt German Chancellor Fellow conducting comparative health law and risk management research and as a Joachim Herz Fellow at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg researching liability for AI in medicine. Mindy received her J.D. from the University of North Carolina and subsequently practiced law for 12 years as a member of the bar in Illinois and Louisiana. She expects to defend her Ph.D. Dissertation, Liability for Negligent Risk Management in the United States and Germany, at the University of Passau in Summer 2023.


Areas of Expertise

Comparative and international health law, health law and technology, medical liability.