Sarah Glaser is a PhD candidate at Sciences Po Law School under the supervision of Professor Azoulai. Her research deals with the interaction between the market and scientific innovation in the biomedical field. This work stands at the crossroads of Civil law, EU law, Corporate law and hard sciences.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 

In theory - her main interest in research lies in the legal divide between goods and persons which explains her focus on Civil Law and EU Market Law. In practice - she wishes to operate in litigation.

Lucie Dupin, de nationalité française, est doctorante contractuelle à l’École de droit de Sciences Po. Elle est titulaire d’une licence en droit de l’Université Paris XII-UPEC (2014) ainsi que d’un Master I de droit privé et judiciaire (2016) et d’un Master II de droit privé fondamental (2017) de l’Université Lyon III. Lucie a effectué durant son parcours universitaire différents stages au sein de cabinets d’avocats spécialisés en droit de la famille (8 mois), en droit des personnes (2 mois) et en droit international privé (4 mois).

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • en droit : droit des personnes, droit interne et international de la famille, droit des contrats, philosophie du droit. 
  • en philosophie : philosophie morale contemporaine, philosophie des sciences, pensée critique.

Clarisse Anceau is a PhD candidate at Sciences Po Law School working on a feminist approach to the right of peoples to self-determination. Drawing on critical feminist legal theories, she examines the intersection between national and individual self-determination by looking at case studies in North Africa and the Middle-East. She is conducting her research under the supervision of Pr. Jean d’Aspremont. Clarisse has completed a LL.M. and a Master degree in European and international law at the Humboldt University in Berlin.

Megan Ma is currently a PhD candidate in Law at the Sciences Po Law School, under the supervision of Professor Horatia Muir Watt.

Megan's research is primarily focused on the implications of artificial intelligence, machine learning and algorithmic innovation to legal change. Her work considers the theoretical frameworks and overlap involved in the philosophy of language and linguistics against science and technology studies (STS) and predictive justice.

Louis Hill is a Franco-British Ph.D. candidate at Sciences Po Law School. His work, supervised by Professor Sébastien Pimont, aims at assessing comparatively the potential impact of different levels of discourse on legal reasoning. More precisely, his research seeks to unveil the extent to which formal and ordinary languages may shape legal argumentation. 

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 

His main scientific focuses thus lie in the fields of legal theory, epistemology, analytical philosophy and comparative law.

Publications : 

He also developed a keen interest in feminist jurisprudence, publishing an article in which he defended the viability of a legal epistemology based on Carol Gilligan’s ethics of care (“L’éthique du care et le souci du particulier: vers une épistémologie juridique féministe” in Revue des Juristes de Sciences Po, 2018, n°15, pp. 163-177).

Juanita Ceesay est doctorante à l’École de droit de Sciences Po.

Elle prépare une thèse intitulée "A Law and Development Analysis of Parallel Law Systems within the Natural Resources Sector in Africa" sous la direction du Professeur Jeremy Perelman.

Alberto est un doctorant italien à l'École de droit de Sciences Po.

Sa thèse intitulée "From Foreign Volunteers to Enemies of Humanity: Making ‘Foreign Fighters’ in International Law", se concentre sur la construction juridique du «combattant étranger» dans le droit international du XXe siècle. Alberto travaille sous la supervision des Professeurs Mikhaïl Xifaras et Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet.

Alessandro Petti holds an LLM in Comparative, European and International Laws from the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence and a MA in EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges. He has been a Blue Book trainee at the European Commission in Brussels working in the Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations. He also studied International Relations and Political Science at the Universities of Naples Federico II, Pavia and Konstanz. 

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • EU External Relations Law
  • Law and Diplomacy
  • EU Economic and Monetary Union Law
  • European Administrative Law
  • Internal Market Law
Publications : 
  • A. Petti, What form of Government for the European Union and for the Eurozone?, Federico Fabbrini, Ernst Hirsch Ballin and Han Somsen (eds), 2015, Oxford, Hart Publishing. (Book review) in European Journal of Legal Studies Vol 9 (2), 2017.
  • A. Petti, “EMU inter-se agreements : a laboratory for thinking about associative institutionalism” Cadmus European University Institute, Department of Law, 2015.
  • Corte di Giustizia dell’Unione Europea, Seduta Plenaria, Parere 2/13 del 18 dicembre 2014, “Adesione dell’UE alla CEDU”, Rivista Italiana di Diritto Pubblico Comunitario, Fasc. 1-2015.
  • M. Crippa, A. Petti – Seminario Internazionale di Studio: “RECHTSPLURALISMUS IN DER EUROPÄISCHEN RECHTSGEMEINSCHAFT”, Rivista Italiana di Diritto Pubblico Comunitario, Fasc. 1-2014, pp. 295-306.


  • The EU as an International Actor: Law and Diplomacy (Collège Universitaire- Nancy Campus)
  • The European Neighbourhood Policy: EU External Relations Law in Context (Collège Universitaire- Paris Campus)
  • Teaching Assistant to the course Regulating the European Internal Market (Master in European Affairs, Sciences Po)

Mohamed R. Abdelsalam, Judge, Egyptian Council of State, is a PhD candidate at Sciences Po Law School. He is conducting a comparative research on Judicial Interpretations of human rights under the constitutional Sharia Principles and International obligations, under the supervision of Professor Guillaume Tusseau. 

Publications : 
  • “Applying Civil Law to Curb Corruption: A tool for Civil Society and Individuals”, Friday Poster and Research Presentation, 31th March 2017, Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum, OECD, Paris, France.
  • “Applying Civil Law in an Effort to Eradicate Corruption in Egypt”, PROLAW Student Journal of Rule of Law for Development, Volume 4, 2017, Loyola University Chicago.

Darina Petrova is a PhD candidate at Sciences PO Law School. Her research, supervised by Professors Jean d’Aspremont and Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet, focuses on the possibility of ecological transformation of international law. She holds a Masters Degree in International Administration and Public International Law from University Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Research Masters in History of International Relations at University Paris-Sorbonne and B.A in Political Science and French Philology from University of Helsinki and Sciences PO Paris.

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