Adrian Kuenzler

Born in: Switzerland
Primary research category: Law
Research location / employer: Institute of Law, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Fellowship dates: 2011-2016

Academic Career

  • Assistant Professor for Trade and Business Law, University of Zürich, 2017-present
  • Visiting and Affiliate Fellow, Information Society Project, Yale Law School, 2016-present


  • J.S.D., Yale Law School, 2015
  • LL.M., Yale Law School, 2011
  • Ph.D., University of Zürich, Faculty of Law, 2009
  • M.A., University of Zürich, Faculty of Law, 2004

Major Contributions

  • Explored the multifaceted nuances that led consumers to behave in one way or another.
  • Revealed the complexity of individual decision-making, so that legal policy can create environments in which consumers are both better informed, and find more meaning and satisfaction in what they buy.
  • Described the legal implications of the digital economy on consumer sovereignty.

Major Awards

  • New York University School of Law, Hauser Global Scholars Award, 2016
  • Yale Law School, Information Society Project Resident Fellowship, 2015
  • Young Scholar Prize of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, 2011
  • Swiss National Science Foundation, Research Fellowship, 2010