2021-2022

Senior Emile Noël Fellows

  • Imelda Maher

    Professor Imelda Maher, MRIA is the Sutherland Full Professor of European Law at the UCD Sutherland School of Law, Dublin and former Dean of Law (2017-2021).  Her research is at the interface of law and governance in the domains of EU Law and Competition Law.  Her most recent book is D. Hodson and I. Maher, […]

    Research Project:

    The project will examine the relationship between law and hope in the context of the EU, focusing on the preamble […]

  • Sergio Alonso de Leon

    Dr. Sergio Alonso de Leon joined the Legal Service of the European Parliament in 2013. He currently works in matters pertaining to the parliamentary committee on legal affairs, with focus on the EU’s digital agenda, intellectual property law and, more generally, regulation of emerging technologies. He advises lawmakers throughout the legislative procedure and regularly takes […]

    Research Project:

    Laying down a fertile European intellectual property legal framework for the AI revolution. The EU, as part of its digital […]

  • Emile Noël Fellows

    • Andrej Lang

      Andrej Lang is a postdoctoral researcher at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg Law School. He holds a PhD in Law from Freie University Berlin and an LLM from NYU School of Law. He is admitted to the bar in Berlin and in New York and worked as a litigation associate for Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. He […]

      Research Project:

      Non-judicial rights review: The Promise and Limits of Rights Review by Non-Judicial Public Institutions in Germany, the EU and the […]

    • Francesca Episcopo

      Francesca Episcopo holds a degree in law summa cum laude from the University of Pisa (2014), with a specialization in private law, and a Magister Juris from the University of Oxford (2016). She earned a PhD – doctor Europaeus, summa cum laude – from the University of Pisa, with a dissertation on the meaning and […]

      Research Project:

        Discussing the legitimacy of the CJEU’s doctrine of effectiveness in private law adjudication. A conceptual and functional analysis. Francesca […]

    • Helena Torroja Mateu

      Helena Torroja Mateu is a senior tenured professor of Public International Law and International Relations at the University of Barcelona (UB) Law School (Barcelona, Spain), where she has been teaching since 1993. She holds a JD (1992) and a PhD in Law from the UB, with a dissertation on humanitarian action, law and policies at […]

      Research Project:

      Intrastate nationalisms, democracy, and human rights in Europe: the end of the functions of the Council of Europe? This research […]

    • Jacopo Martire

      Dr Jacopo Martire has joined the University of Bristol Law School in January 2018 having previously held teaching positions at the University of Stirling, Manchester University, and King’s College London. At the University of Bristol, Dr Martire is Senior Lecturer in Legal Theory and Deputy LLM Director, and he teaches Jurisprudence, European Union Law, and […]

      Research Project:

        Autoimmunity Europe. The European Union has experienced a “long decade of crisis”, moving from one crisis to the next. […]

    • Joyce De Coninck

      Joyce De Coninck (°1988, Oostende) holds a Master of Laws from Ghent University (2013, Magna Cum Laude), as well as an LLM in International and European Law from the Institute for European Studies – Free University of Brussels (2015, Summa Cum Laude). She subsequently obtained her PhD in law at Ghent University in July 2021 (currently forthcoming), […]

      Research Project:

      Deconstructing External Frontex Action in EU Integrated Border Management: The juxtaposition of de iure human rights compliance and the (international) right […]

    • Mariana Velasco-Rivera

      Mariana Velasco-Rivera is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Alexander von Humboldt Chair of Comparative Constitutionalism held by Professor Ran Hirschl at the University of Göttingen, Germany and a guest researcher at the Max Planck Fellow Group in Comparative Constitutionalism at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity. Mariana holds […]

      Research Project:

      The Politics of Constitutional Rigidity.  For decades, the field of comparative constitutional law has been focused on the study of […]

    • Marta Morvillo

      Marta Morvillo is post-doctoral researcher at the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG), University of Amsterdam. Before joining ACELG in 2018 as Marie Skłodowska Curie fellow, she was Max Weber fellow at the European University Institute in Florence (2017-2018) and post-doctoral researcher at the University of Bologna (2015-2017). Marta holds a Ph.D. in […]

      Research Project:

      The constitutional place of expertise. Developing a constitutional framework for experts’ involvement in EU decision-making. The legitimacy of expert-based decisions […]

    • Pola Cebulak

      Pola is a tenured Assistant Professor in European Law at the European Studies Department of the University of Amsterdam. Before joining the University of Amsterdam, she has worked and studied at top academic institutions in seven different countries. She worked as Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher in Denmark (iCourts – the Centre of Excellence for International […]

      Research Project:

      Judicial Activism in EU External Relations. The Court of Justice of the EU: Global Actor or Motor of European Integration?  […]