Members

Membership is open to every researcher interested in our activities. Do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Raffael Fasel (Switzerland) – PhD Candidate in Law at the University of Cambridge. Areas of interest: philosophy of law, animal law, human rights law, constitutional law, public international law, and moral philosophy.
  • Oliver Garner (UK) – Ph.D. Candidate at the European University Institute. Areas of interest: EU constitutional law and theory, and the constitutional law of the Member States.
  • Virginia Passalacqua (Italy) – Ph.D. Candidate at the European University Institute.  She is interested in the political role of courts and she is currently investigating how citizens and migrants count on courts to protect their rights.
  • Marco Urban (Switzerland) – Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Lausanne and visiting researcher at the European University Institute in the autumn term of the academic year 2016/2017. His research aims to provide an analysis of inter-institutional agreements and, more specifically, to review their influence on the competences of the European Parliament in the procedure for concluding international agreements.
  • Elisabeth Van Rijckevorsel (Belgium) – PhD Candidate at Université catholique de Louvain where she works under the supervision of Prof. Olivier De Schutter on the EU internal and external actions for democracy, the rule of law and human rights. She is particularly interested in the balance to be found between the requirements of the democratic process and of the rule of law.
  • Pauline Weller (Germany) – Ph.D. Researcher at the European University Institute. Generally interested in aspects related to gender, constitutionalism and religion.
  • Tomi Tuominen (Finland) – Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Lapland and visiting researcher at the European University Institute during the second term of the academic year 2016/2017. His research focuses on the constitutional interaction between the European Union and the Member States – often described as constitutional pluralism – specifically in the context of the Eurozone financial and debt crisis.