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Fellows for the Academic Year 2011-2012
Senior Emile Noël Fellows
Armin von Bogdandy (Germany) is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg and Professor of Public Law at the Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt/Main. He is President of the OECD Nuclear Energy Tribunal.
Research Project: Developing the Publicness of Public International Law
Margaret Chon (USA) is the Donald & Lynda Horowitz Professor for the Pursuit of Justice at Seattle University School of Law. She explores dimensions of knowledge governance through international intellectual property law.
Research Project: Public-Private Partnerships in Global Intellectual Property
George Letsas (UK) is the Director of the UCL Institute for Human Rights and Reader in Philosophy of Law & Human Rights at University College London (UCL), Faculty of Laws. He is the co-editor of Current Legal Problems, published by Oxford University Press, the co-convenor of the Oxford-UCL Colloquium in Legal and Political and co-chair of the UCL Colloquium in Legal and Social Philosophy since 2006.
Research Project: Proportionality and Fundamental Rights: Against Orthodoxy
Emile Noël Fellows
Sungjoon Cho (South Korea) is Professor of Law and Norman and Edna Freehling Scholar at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Research Project: In his research he intends to divulge certain blind spots that rationalism tends to leave behind in its conventional analysis of the World Trade Organization (WTO) due to its inevitable paradigmatic assumptions and methodologies.
Luigi Crema (Italy) is Assistant of International Law at the Law School of the University degli Studi of Milan.
Research Project: The Role of Amicus Curiae in International Law: Purpose, Function, and Future
Barbara Guastaferro (Italy) obtained a PhD in Constitutional Law from the School of Law of the University of Padua in 2010. She has been teaching "History and Politics of the European Union" at the University of Naples "L'Orientale" (Faculty of Political Science) since 2008.
Research Project: Legality and Legitimacy within the EU Legal Order
Rike Kraemer (Germany) is a research associate at the Collaborative Research Center 597 "Transformations of the State" at the University of Bremen. She is member of its research project "Political Autonomy in the EU Multi-level Legal System." She received her First and Second State Exam in Bremen and has been trained in Germany and in the Netherlands.
Research Project: Diagonal Conflicts in WTO, EU and U.S. Procurement and Subsidy Law
Joint Straus/Senior Emile Noël Fellows
Roberto Bin (Italy) is a Professor of Constitutional law at the University of Ferrara.
Research Project: Legal Text and Judicial Adjudication: What Lawyers Can Learn from Modern Physics
Damian Chalmers (UK) is a Professor and Jean Monnet Chair in EU law at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Research Project: To Thy Transnational Self Be True?
Rafael Domingo (Spain) is Professor of Law and former Dean of the University of Navarra School of Law (Spain). In addition, Professor Domingo currently serves as Director of the Global Law Collection by Thomson Reuters Aranzadi and President of the Maiestas Foundation.
Research Project: A New Global Paradigm for Religious Freedom
Joint Tikvah/Senior Emile Noël Fellows
Pierre Birnbaum (France) is an emeritus professor from University of Paris I where he taught political sociology.
Research Project: Jewish Supreme Court Judges and the "Wall of Separation"