Distinguished Emile Noel Global Fellow

  • Alfredo De Feo

    Italian nationality, studied Law at Florence University, Italy, and a Master at European Centre in Nancy, France. Began my career (1977) as advisors on European affairs to a major Farmers organization (Confagricoltura), Rome, Italy and later (1978) as advisor to the Association of Industry, in the textile region, Prato, Italy. Started working for the European […]

    Research Project:

    The financing of EU: what next? How a reform of the EU financing mechanisms could contribute to the relaunching of […]

  • Senior Emile Noël Fellows

    • Johanna Hey

      Johanna Hey is Professor of Tax Law and Public Law and Director of the Institute of Tax Law at Cologne University, Germany. She studied Law at the University of Würzburg and in Cologne and in 1996 received her Doctor Juris (Ph.D. equivalent) at the University of Cologne. Her Ph.D. thesis was awarded the German Tax […]

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    • Emile Noël Fellows

      • Caroline Heber

        Caroline Heber is a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance as well as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). She lectures on European Union law and tax law both at University Munich […]

        Research Project:

        Enhanced Cooperation Procedure and European Tax Law. In recent years, member states are increasingly using their veto power to stop […]

      • Franco Peirone

        Franco Peirone has developed his legal education at Università degli Studi di Torino (Italy) where he both obtained the Master of Arts in Law (2006-2011) with full marks cum laude and the PhD in Law (2012-2015) with the highest degree (excellent). During these years he has also been at University of Maastricht (Netherlands, 2010) and […]

        Research Project:

        The Rule of Law under Corruption: a threat to Sovereignty? Corruption has become one of the most investigated issues in […]

      • Jan Broulik

        Jan Broulík recently completed his PhD under the joint auspices of Tilburg University, the Netherlands, and Charles University, Czechia (Prague). His dissertation conceptually analyzes the use of economics in antitrust decision-making. Previously, Jan obtained an LLM from Tilburg University in 2013 (cum laude), JD from Charles University in 2012 (cum laude), and MSc from the […]

        Research Project:

        Economics in Antitrust Proceedings: Adjudicative and Legislative Facts. Antitrust decision-makers rely routinely on economics as a source of relevant facts. […]

      • Leticia Diez Sanchez

        Leticia is a PhD candidate in EU Law at the European University Institute and a Fulbright-Schuman Scholar. She holds a Master’s in Politics and Government in the EU from the London School of Economics, an LLM in European Legal Studies from the University of Bristol and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of […]

        Research Project:

        The Court as a distributive actor: Mapping the distributive conflicts in the process of integration through law. My project seeks […]

      • Vasiliki Kosta

        Vasiliki Kosta studied law at King’s College London obtaining the LL.B. in 2006 and the LL.M. in European Law with ‘Distinction’ in 2007. Subsequently she pursued her doctoral research at the European University Institute, Florence (EUI) on ‘Fundamental Rights in Internal Market Legislation’. She received the M.Res. (Master of Research) from the EUI in 2008 and […]

        Research Project:

        Free-standing proportionality’ in EU law: exploring ambiguities and tracing its contours. This research project will investigate the principle of proportionality […]

      • Vigjilenca Abazi

        Vigjilenca Abazi is Assistant Professor of EU law at Maastricht University. She obtained her PhD degree at University of Amsterdam and her research on issues of secrecy in the European Union resulted in a monograph (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). She was a Fulbright Scholar at Columbia Law School (2014) as well as a visiting researcher […]

        Research Project:

        Whistleblower Protection balancing Privacy and Transparency. Whistleblowing has led to recent revelations on abuses of power having global and severe […]

      • Vilija Vėlyvytė

        I came to the Jean Monnet Center at NYU School of Law after I completed my doctorate in EU Law at the University of Oxford, where I also held a lectureship in EU Law. My research interests include European integration, public law and regional constitutionalism. My doctoral thesis was concerned with the role of the Court […]

        Research Project:

        Horizontal dialogues among national constitutional courts: implications for European integration. My post-doctoral project considers the implications of judicial dialogues among […]