2023-2024

Senior Emile Noël Fellows

  • Anna-Bettina Kaiser

    Anna-Bettina Kaiser holds a chair in Public Law and General Jurisprudence at the Law Faculty at Humboldt University Berlin. Previously, she was Professor (2014-2021) and Junior Professor (2010-2014) for Public Law at Humboldt University. She received her doctorate in 2007 and her habilitation in 2017, both from the University of Freiburg. Her habilitation thesis, “Ausnahmeverfassungsrecht” […]

    Research Project:

    Exceptional Constitutional Law. The Covid pandemic has again and urgently raised the question of a theoretical engagement with the state […]

  • Damian Chalmers

    Damian Chalmers is the Geoffrey Bartholomew Chair of Law and Regional Integration and of EU law at the National University of Singapore. He has been Vice Dean of Research at the Law Faculty there for four years and head of the research cluster on ASEAN Law at its Centre for International Law. Prior to that, […]

    Research Project:

    The Political Economy of Competition Regulation in the Global South. Competition laws around the world are, on paper, often very […]

  • Elisabetta Morlino

    Elisabetta Morlino is Professor of Law at the University of Naples ‘Suor Orsola Benincasa’, where she teaches Administrative Law and Environmental Law. She holds degrees from the University of Florence (Law degree, with honors) and the NYU School of Law (LL.M. in International Legal Studies, as Hugo Grotius Scholar). She earned her Ph.D. in Global […]

    Research Project:

    Power and Responsibility. From the Age of Rights to the Ethics of Duties. Public debate and legal scholarship in recent […]

  • Gila Stopler

    Prof. Gila Stopler is former Dean of the Law School and associate professor at the College of Law & Business, Israel. She serves as the editor-in-chief of the journal Law & Ethics of Human Rights (LEHR). She also serves on the advisory board of the International Journal of Constitutional Law (ICON) and is co-chair of […]

    Research Project:

    Women’s Rights in Liberal States: Patriarchy, Liberalism, Religion and the Frailty of Rights. Around the world, including in liberal states […]

  • Kieran Bradley

    Kieran Bradley is a member of several staff appeals bodies for international organizations, notably the Inter-American Bank in Washington D.C., the International Maritime Organization, London, the European Space Agency, Paris, and the European Stability Mechanism, Luxembourg. He is also a candidate trade arbitrator for the European Union, and a member of the Scientific Committee of […]

    Research Project:

    Finding nemo iudex: the elusive principle of judicial impartiality at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). My […]

  • Oreste Pollicino

    I am full Professor of Constitutional Law in Bocconi. I also teach the courses on GDPR, Media Law, Internet Law and I am Honest Broker appointed by the European Commission for the negotiation on the ‘Strengthened EU Code of Practice on disinformation  on line which I  delivered to the European Commission Vice president Vera Jourova […]

    Research Project:

    Digital Constitutionalism and Transatlantic Geometries of Digital Rights and Power(s) The goal of this project is to design a new […]

  • Violeta Moreno-Lax

    Professor Violeta Moreno-Lax is Full Professor of Law (on special leave) at Queen Mary University of London, specialising in international and EU law at the intersection with migration, border violence, and security studies. She is the founder of Queen Mary’s Immigration Law programme and the inaugural director of its (B)OrderS: Centre for the Legal Study of Borders, Migration […]

    Research Project:

    Humanitarian Smuggling? A Legitimacy Appraisal of Migration Solidarity Crimes under EU Law. Professor Moreno-Lax’ research takes issue with the phenomenon […]

  • Emile Noël Fellows

    • Andreas Buser

      Andreas Buser is affiliated with the Berlin/Potsdam DFG Research Group “International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?” and Freie Universität Berlin where he teaches courses in international law, constitutional- and human rights, and administrative law. He currently pursues his Habilitation (working title: The Planetary Constitution). In his PhD thesis he focused on the impact […]

      Research Project:

      Protecting Planetary Boundaries through Unilateral Trade Regulation? A Planetary Justice Perspective on EU and US approaches to ‘Green’ Global Capitalism. […]

    • Bernadette Zelger

      Dr. Bernadette Zelger, Mag iur, Dr iur (Innsbruck), LLM (Queen Mary University of London),  Postgraduate Diploma (King’s College London) is an Assistant Professor at the Department of European law and Public International law at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. Bernadette is a former fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and visiting academic at the […]

      Research Project:

      The EU Social Market Economy in the Digital Age. I aim to expand the areas of EU and International Economic […]

    • Carlos Arturo Villagrán Sandoval

      Carlos Arturo Villagrán Sandoval is an Expert Affiliate at the Constitution Transformation Network at Melbourne Law School and Associate Researcher and lecturer at Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala. His research focus is on topics related to Central American Constitutions and Integration, Multilevel Governance, Comparative Regionalism and Public International Law. He obtained his PhD at Melbourne Law […]

      Research Project:

      Multilevel Governance, Markets and Marginalization: A Theory of Democratic Accountability. This research agenda proceeds from the standpoint that dominant accounts […]

    • Justin Lindeboom

      Justin Lindeboom is Associate Professor of European Law at the University of Groningen. His research focuses on European constitutional law, EU and global competition law and transnational legal theory. His research was published, among others, in the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, the Modern Law Review, the Yearbook of European Law, European Papers,  the Journal […]

      Research Project:

      Equality of States, Nullification and the Final Arbiter  in US and EU Constitutionalism. This research project focuses on the role […]

    • Nathalie Smuha

      Dr Nathalie Smuha is a legal scholar and philosopher at the KU Leuven Faculty of Law, where she examines legal and ethical questions around artificial intelligence and other digital technologies. Her research focuses particularly on the  impact of AI on human rights, democracy and the rule of law. She is the academic coordinator of the […]

      Research Project:

      Judging Algorithmic Judges: A Rule of Law-Analysis of the Use of Algorithmic Systems in the Judiciary. Algorithmic systems are increasingly […]

    • Xuan Shao

      Xuan Shao completed her DPhil at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on international economic law, sources of international law, and comparative public law. She holds LLM (cum laude) from Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and LLM (dist.) from University College London. Her research has been punished in leading journals and has […]

      Research Project:

      Managing Security Exception Claims in International Economic Law: Lessons from Constitutional Theory. In international economic law as well as in […]