Amalie Bang holds an LL.M. from Copenhagen University and a master’s degree from the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization. Throughout her career she has worked with human rights and freedom of expression including at the Danish Institute for Human Rights, at the Council of Europe, for the Danish Government and at the European Union Delegation to the United Nations. She has conducted extensive research in the field of freedom of expression and media law, among others at the Dutch law firm Kennedy Van der Laan. From October 2016 she has been based at the Global Freedom of Expression Initiative at Columbia University.