Dr Mariagiulia Giuffré received her PhD (with Distinction and with the Doctor Europaeus Certificate) from the School of International Studies of the University of Trento in May 2014.
Mariagiulia holds an LLM in Human Rights Law from the Queen Mary University of London, and she has been a Visiting Fellow at the Centre of Migration Law at the Radboud University of Nijmegen (The Netherlands). She has served as an Intern at the Italian Consulate in London, and has both worked and volunteered for human rights NGOs. She is an Affiliate to the Refugee Law Initiative (RLI), School of Advanced Study, University of London, and a Member of the Lund/Uppsala Migration Law Network (L/UMIN). Thanks to a Scholarship awarded by the Swedish Institute, Mariagiulia has been a Visiting Researcher at the Faculty of Law, Lund University (Sweden) where she has taught, since October 2010, on the LLM programs in Maritime Law and International Human Rights Law.
Mariagiulia’s research interests are in International and European Law, Refugee Law and Policy, Human Rights Law, and Migration Law. Her thesis entitled “Seeking Protection in Europe: Refugees, Human Rights, and Bilateral Agreements Linked to Readmission” deals with refugees’ access to protection, and lies at the junction of migration control and international and European human rights protection standards.
She speaks Italian (mother tongue), English (excellent), Spanish (very good), and French (good).
She is currently working as Lecturer in Law at the Department of Law and Criminology at Edge Hill University (UK) and can be contacted at giuffrem [at] edgehill.ac.uk.