I am a second year Fellow on the Max Weber Programme in the Law Department at the EUI.
I was awarded my doctorate from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in November 2015. My PhD research explored the role that legal regimes played in facilitating practices of speculation in financial instruments linked to the global food crisis in 2007-8.
My research interests lie at the intersection of law and markets. I am particularly interested in the dynamics of financial regulation, the relationship between law and economic theory, and in the contribution of law to the political economy of hunger. I am currently involved in a joint research initiative on food and finance with colleagues based in the UK, US, Switzerland, Canada, and Italy.
Prior to the PhD I studied for my LLM at Kings College London. I focused on public international law and human rights law. I spent the previous year working for a human rights charity, Reprieve, carrying out casework and research on the abolition of the death penalty. I have taught undergraduate and Masters level courses on international human rights law at the LSE in London, and on public international law and the global legal order at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) in Barcelona.