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Joanne Scott

Professor of European Law

JScottJoanne Scott has been appointed as Professor of European Law at the EUI from 1 April 2017.

She will be on special leave from the Faculty of Laws, University College London (UCL) where she has taught from 2005. Joanne taught previously at the Universities of Kent, Queen Mary and Cambridge and has been a visiting professor at Columbia and Harvard Law Schools. She was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the EUI in 1997/98. Joanne was elected as a Fellow of the British Academy in 2013 and as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2012.

Supervision interests

"would be interested in supervising students in all areas of environmental law including climate change law; and in European Union law more generally including especially its external relations dimensions”

Research Interests

Joanne has research interests in the areas of environmental law and climate change law. She has been exploring the theme of EU extraterritoriality in her recent work following the award of a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust (2012-2014). Joanne also has research interests in new modes of EU governance and in the relationships between different legal orders. 

Current Research Projects

  • 'Shipping in Changing Climates’: a multi-disciplinary research project funded by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to examine the technical and governance dimensions of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from shipping. Joanne is currently looking at the relationship between the principles of non-discrimination and differentiation in the regulation of international shipping.
  • 'The Global Reach of EU Law’ Building on Joanne’s delivery of the General Course in the Academy of European Law at the EUI in 2016, Joanne is working on an introduction to the edited volume that will include the contributions of those who participated in last year’s academy. 

Contact Details

Tel. [+39] 055 4686 239 / 511

Email: Joanne.Scott@EUI.eu 

Administrative assistance: Hélène Debuire Franchini

Postal address: Law Department | Via Bolognese 156 | 50139 Florence - Italy (Villa Salviati, Manica - Office SAMN 241)

Working Language: English, French and Italian

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