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Kimberly A. Houser

Assistant Clinical Professor, Business and Tech Law, University of North Texas

Kimberly A. Houser is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of North Texas. Her primary research explores data privacy (U.S. and EU), artificial intelligence, and unconscious bias/gender diversity issues. Prior to teaching, Kimberly practiced law in Chicago and served as General Counsel to an Austin, Texas tech start-up. In addition to speaking at events such as TNW in Amsterdam on the GDPR, University of Oxford on comparative privacy law, and Sage-London on the data mining activities of the taxing authorities in the U.S. and UK, she recently spoke at the European Parliament in Brussels on artificial intelligence and gender diversity in start-ups.
Her published works include: Kimberly A. Houser & Anjanette H. Raymond, It is Time to Move Beyond the “AI Race” Narrative: Why Investment and International Cooperation Must Win the Day, NORTHWESTERN JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW (Forthcoming 2021); The Innovation Winter Is Coming: How the U.S.-China Trade War Endangers the World, SAN DIEGO L. REV. (forthcoming 2020), Can AI Solve the Diversity Problem in the Tech Industry? Mitigating Noise and Bias in Employment Decision-Making, STANFORD TECH. L. REV. (2019), Personal data and the GDPR: Providing a competitive advantage for U.S. companies, A.B.L.J. (2019), The European Commission on the Privacy Shield: All Bark and No Bite?, ILLINOIS J. LAW, TECH. & POLICY – TIMELY TECH (2018), GDPR: The end of Google and Facebook?, RICHMOND J. L. & TECH. (2018), Can Facebook and Google survive the GDPR?, OXFORD BUS. LAW BLOG (2018), The Use of Big Data Analytics by the IRS: What Tax Practitioners Need to Know, JOURNAL OF TAXATION (2018); The use of big data by the IRS: efficient solution or the end of privacy as we know it?, VAND. J. ENT. & TECH. L. (2017), The effects of board gender diversity on a firm’s financial and reputation risk strategy, ACCT. & FIN. (2017).


  • –present
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Business and Tech Law, University of North Texas


    University of Illinois College of Law, JD