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Peter  Salib




Peter N. Salib

Assistant Professor

Peter N. Salib is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center and Associated Faculty in Public Affairs. He also serves as Law and Policy Advisor to the Center for AI Safety, located in San Francisco.

Peter is an expert in the law of artificial intelligence. His research applies substantive constitutional doctrine, along with economic analysis, to questions of AI governance. He has previously written about how machine learning techniques can be used to solve intractable-seeming problems in constitutional policy. Peter’s current research focuses on how law can help prevent catastrophic risks from increasingly capable AI.

Peter’s scholarship has been published in, among others, the University of Chicago Law ReviewNorthwestern University Law Review, and Texas Law Review as well as the digital editions of the Duke Law Journal and Notre Dame Law Review. He has presented his work at, among others, the Harvard/Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum, the University of Michigan Junior Scholars Conference, and the Harvard Law and Economics Workshop.

Prior to joining the University of Houston Law Center, Peter was a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. Before that, Peter practiced law at Sidley Austin LLP and served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Frank H. Easterbrook.

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