Dr Emma Nyhan is a Research Fellow at the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at the Australian National University (ANU). Emma is an interdisciplinary scholar of law and society, whose work bridges international law, legal and social anthropology, legal geography, and post-colonial studies. Specifically, her research focuses on the in situ study of practices, procedures, institutions and concepts within and across normative legal orders.
Emma’s research has been published in the European Journal of International Law, the International Journal of Law in Context, the Journal of International Dispute Settlement, the Melbourne Journal of International Law and Transnational Legal Theory. Her research has been supported by the Council for British Research in the Levant, Melbourne Law School, the Socio-Legal Studies Association, and the Transnational Law Institute at King’s College London.
Emma has a PhD and a Master of Laws in Comparative, European and International Laws from the European University Institute, Italy. She holds a Master of Laws in Private Law from Universität Konstanz, Germany. She has a Bachelor of Laws (minor in German) from University College Cork, Ireland. Emma is a qualified barrister at the Bar of Ireland. Emma spent a number of years engaged in law and research centres in Europe, the Middle East and North America.