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Joanne Scott, Professor of European Law at the European University Institute

Joanne Scott has been appointed as Professor of European Law at the EUI (Florence) from 1 April 2017. Prof Joanne Scott will be on exceptional leave from the Faculty of Laws, University College London (UCL), which she had joined in 2005 as Professor of European Law, having previously been a Reader in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge. Her main areas of expertise are European Union Law and WTO Law. She has published extensively on law and new modes of governance, environmental law and policy including climate change, and on the intersections between different sub-national, national and international legal orders. She was awarded a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship for her research on the global reach of EU climate change law (2012-2014). She was a member of the UCL/Lancet Commission on Managing the Health Effects of Climate Change and of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution (2009-2011). Joanne was awarded an EPSRC grant as part of an inter-disciplinary team investigating the climate change dimensions of shipping. She is on the editorial board of the ICLQ and the Journal of Environmental Law.