Veronica Corcodel

Veronica Corcodel is a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow at the European University Institute and has been a postdoctoral Researcher at Sciences Po Paris. She has been co-coordinating the FOLIE project and was also part of the pedagogical team of the Migration Clinic of Sciences Po Law School.  She holds a PhD from Sciences Po Law School which she completed under the supervision of Professor Horatia Muir Watt (2015). Veronica is the author of the forthcoming book Modern Law and Otherness: The Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion in Comparative Legal Thought (Edward Elgar, 2018). Her current research focuses on the ways in which European law shapes and is shaped by the lives of “third-country” migrants.

Prior to her postdoctoral position at Sciences Po, Veronica was a Teaching Fellow at Sciences Po Toulouse, where she taught European Union Law and Public International Law. She also taught a course on Comparative Law at Sciences Po Law School. Veronica was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Turin and at Cornell Law School. Her areas of interests include EU law, comparative law, international law, critical legal theory, legal history and postcolonial theory. 

Key Publications (in English)


  • Modern Law and Otherness: The Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion in Comparative Legal Thought (Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2018)

Book Contributions and Articles 

  • Comparative Law and Imperialism: Representations of Islamic Law in the Scholarship of Edouard Lambert, Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (forthcoming, 2018)
  • The Sacred and the Secular, the Market and the Family in Modern Comparative Law, 7 Jindal Global Law Review 9 (2016)
  • Representations of the Judiciary and the Politics of European Private Law, 4 Jurisprudence Revue Critique (2014-2015)
  • The Governance Implications of Comparative Legal Thinking: On Henry Maine’s Jurisprudence and Liberal Imperialism, in Horatia Muir Watt & Diego Fernandez Arroyo (eds.), Private International Law and Global Governance 92 (Oxford University Press, 2014)
  • The Law and Boundaries Project: Creating a Space for Dialogue and Innovative Thinking, with Delphine Dogot, Tomaso Ferrando, Ivana Isailovic, 13 Global Jurist 19 (2013)
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