ILCRC External Collaborators

ILCRC EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS

Prof. Marina Dei, Center for Strategic Initiatives and Progressive Development, Kiev, Ukraine
Associate professor, PhD in Law.  She holds Master Degree in law from Kiev National University of Economics, Ukraine. Ph.D. in Law, defended in National University of Internal Affairs, Ukraine. Lecturer in Human rights, Project management, anti-corruption measures. Her scientific interests are: Labor Law, Human Rights, International law, European law, Education, Project management. She is the author of over 100 publications (including 7 monographs, 3 of which were awarded „Recommendations MES of Ukraine”).

2010 – 2015 she was a Dean of the Faculty of International Relations of the Kyiv University of Law of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. She successfully implemented the 4 years joint master’s program between universities of Ukraine and Bulgaria. Her academic interests focus on the harmonization of the legislation of Ukraine and the European Union in the field of labor rights protection. She has been organizer of more than 10 international and Ukrainian academic conferences.

Prof. Andreas Guskos, Academy of Art in Szczecin, Poland
Phd and D.Sc. in Art, MA Eng. in Architecture. Chair of Interior Design, Visual Arts Department, Academy of Art in Szczecin, Poland. President of the Labor Union at the Academy of Art in Szczecin.

President of the Board of the Association for the Support of Art, Science and Technology Development MEDEA. Originator and developer of the annual International Interdisciplinary Symposia on Art, Science and Technology MEDEA, in collaboration with the Academy of Art in Szczecin; Athens School of Fine Arts; Faculty of Applied Physics and Mathematics, Gdańsk University of Technology; Faculty of Architecture, Silesian Univesity of Technology; Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Szczecin; Faculty of Humanities, Koszalin University of Technology; Faculty of Interior Design and Stage Design, University of Arts in Poznań; Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Zielona Góra; Faculty of Physics, University of Athens, Greece; Institute of Molecular Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences in Poznań; International Legal Communication Research Center, University of Warsaw; Institute of Physics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanotronic, West Pomeranian University of Technology; Mediations Biennale in Poznań; The Strzemiński Academy of Art in Łódź; Pomeranian – Greater Poland Nanotechnology Forum; Fine Arts Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Thessaloniki Science Center & Technology Museum NOESIS; Department of Physics, University of Crete, Greece; Heraklion Museum of Visual Arts; Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands, Greece.

Working in the fields of Art, Design and Architecture, he exhibited and presented his works in Poland, Germany, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, UAE, USA, Hongkong, China, Israel, Taiwan and Japan.

Prof. Cristina Hermida del Llano, King Juan Carlos University in Madrid, Spain
Permanent Professor for Philosophy of Law at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (2004). JeanMonnet Chair (2017). Expert in integration and fundamental rights in the European Union (2013). President of the ASOCIACION DE HISPANISMO FILOSOFICO (Spanish Philosophical Society, 2017). Chief Editor of the Revista de Pensamiento Filosofico Espanol e Iberoamericano (Journal of Spanish and Ibero-american Philosophical Thinking). Member of the UNESCO Chair on Culture of Peace and Human Rights (2017-­2020). Corresponding Academic of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Madrid since 2006.

Has collaborated in the teaching of seminars, conferences, masters’ courses in numerous Spanish and foreign universities, including the United States, Germany, France, Austria, Italy, United Kingdom, Holland, Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Chile, Peru, Cuba, Taiwan and Mexico.

Prof. Uwe Kischel, University of Greifswald, Germany
Prof. Konrad Lachmayer, Sigmund Freud Private University (SFU) in Vienna, Austria

Konrad Lachmayer is Professor of Public Law, European Law and Foundations of Law at the Sigmund Freud Private University (SFU) in Vienna. He is also Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law at SFU and Visiting Fellow at Durham Law School in England.

Dr. Lachmayer studied law at the University of Vienna and spent research stays at the University of Cambridge, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg and at the Central European University in Budapest.

In 2010, Konrad Lachmayer was awarded the Venia docendi in constitutional law, administrative law and European law at the University of Vienna. From 2013/14 to 2016/17 he was Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Law of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Research Fellow at Durham Law School in England.

Prof. Andrew Massey, King’s College London, United Kingdom 
Andrew Massey has worked in a range of areas including British, European, and US policy and politics.  He is Editor in Chief of the journal ‚International Review of Administrative Sciences‚, and Editor for the former CIPFA journal ‚Public Money and Management‚.  He is also a member of the Council of Administration of the International Institute for Administrative Sciences.

In the recent past he has been Vice President of the European Group for Public Administration, a Trustee of the UK’s Political Studies Association and Chair of the UK’s Joint University Council. He has worked in a variety of jobs on secondment, including the UK’s Department of Energy and projects for the Cabinet Office and HM Treasury (author of the „Massey Report”). He has worked with or advised at some time the National Audit Office and a wide range of UK public sector bodies and International NGOs.

He is the author of over 80 published books and papers, including more than twenty books as author or contributing editor. He has been Head of the Department of Politics at the University of Exeter for nine years and is now the Associate Dean for Social Science in the College of Social Science and International Studies. 

Prof. Renato Braz Mehanna Khamis, Santa Cecília University, Sao Paulo, Brazil 

Full Professor of the Santa Cecília University (Brazil), currently gives lectures in the graduation course of law (JD) and in the master program of law (MSc) of the mentioned university. He is an Invited Professor of the specialization course of constitutional Law of the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (Brazil), and also a Visiting Professor of Nicolaus Copernicus University (Poland). He collaborates as an article evaluator for many top ranked Brazilian law reviews. His research field is public law, with special focus on applied fundamental rights problems.

Graduated in law (JD) at Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, he achieved the titles of Master in Science (MSc) and Philosophy Doctor (PhD) in the same institution. Autor of two books, has chapters in collective publications and several articles published in national (Brazilian) and international reviews.
Prof. Dagmar Richter, e.o. Professor (University of Heidelberg) / Associate Professor (University of the Saarland), Germany

She is a jurist, doctor of both law (Dr. utr.) and habilitated at the University of Heidelberg in German and Comparative Public Law, International Law and Modern Constitutional History. She has held a number of temporary professorships in public and international law at German and Swiss universities and was full Professor at the Polish Institute for Legal Studies of the Academy of Sciences. Currently, she is conducting research in Germany again and teaches International Law at the Europa-Institut of the University of the Saarland (Saarbrücken).

Her numerous publications relate to public international law and European Law, particularly international human rights law, national minorities law, anti-discrimination law, as well as German and Swiss constitutional law including comparative public law.

Prof. Peter Robson, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
LL.B. from St. Andrews University and a Ph.D. from University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a solicitor and sits as a judge in the Appeals Services dealing with disability issues. He has been Professor of Social Welfare Law in the University of Strathclyde since 1992. He works and advises on housing law and is the author of Homelessness and the Law (3rded; 1996), Housing Law in Scotland (2010) and Residential Tenancies (3rded; 2012) and was Chair of a Registered Social Landlord company in West Lothian, Weslo Housing from 2005 to 2018.

In the past decade he has extended the focus of his doctoral thesis on legal theory and sociology of law from the work of judges into coverage of how popular culture affects the practice of law. In addition to writing in the area he has developed undergraduate and postgraduate courses on Law, Film and Popular Culture which he has taught in Universities in Scotland, Portugal, Spain and Argentina. He has written widely on law, film and television in journals and edited collections including co-editing Law and Film (with Stefan Machura) in 2001.

Prof. Daniel-Mihail Şandru, University of Bucharest, Romania
Co-ordinator of the Center for European Legal Studies, Institute for Legal Research “Andrei Radulescu” and The Romanian Academy [Centrul de Studii de Drept European al Institutului de Cercetări al Academiei Române]. He teaches European Union Law and International Trade Law at the Christian University Dimitrie Cantemir (Bucharest), and EU Law at the University of Bucharest.

He is Ad hoc Judge at the European Court of Human Rights as well as Arbitrator at the Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania.

He is the editor in chief of the Romanian Journal of European Law [Revista Română de Drept European] – Wolters Kluwer, and member in scientific committees of certain other significant law journals in Romania.

Prof. Miruna Tudorascu, „1st December 1918” University of Alba Iulia, Romania
Associate Professor at Department of Juridical and Administrative Sciences, University 1st of December 1918 of Alba Iulia, Romania. Dean of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences and Member of the University Senat. Distinguished Professor of the University of Bolgna, Edition 2011.

She is a Member of Editorial board of the journal „Annales Universitatis Apulensis”, University “1 Decembrie 1918”of Alba Iulia, Faculty of Law. She is also Coordinator of the Circle of private law at the Faculty of Law, University “1 Decembrie 1918”of Alba Iulia. She is an active conference organizer for university teachers and students.

She specialises in Private Law/Civil Law. She has 12 years of experience in Universitary Education, 9 years experience as a Bar lawyer (Hunedoara Bar) 5 years experience as a legal counsellor.

 Prof. Attila Vincze, Andrassy University of Budapest, Hungary
He studied law in Budapest, Heidelberg and Munich. After obtaining his LL.M. at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München in 2005, he was awarded a doctorate in law at the same university in 2009. He completed and defended his professorial thesis (Habilitation) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien) in 2017.

Prof. Vincze taught public law in Budapest at the Eötvös Loránd University between 2003 and 2012. He spent the academic year 2010/11 at the University of Hull (UK) as lecturer in law with focus on European and British public law and acting as convenor for Constitutional law. Since 2012 he has been senior lecturer and later associate professor and Vice Dean at the German speaking Andrassy University of Budapest. His foci are public law, European and comparative law with more than hundred Hungarian and international publications.

Prof. Luping Zang, China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, China
He has been teaching rhetoric and law in China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing since 2006. He is currently a Research Fellow in the Centre for Language and Law with responsibility for MA courses in justice and development. He also holds a chair in comparative law at Renmin University, China. He has also been Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies of the University of Xiamen, China and holds or has held senior visiting appointments at a number of universities around the world including Hong Kong, Australia, United States, Israel and South Africa.

In addition to his academic career, he has worked for many years as a lawyer (he is an active member of Chinese Bar Association) and investigator in cases related to economic and organized crime. He has also worked for a number of prosecutorial and investigative agencies in numerous countries ranging from China to Trinidad. He was involved in establishing and supporting specialized intercultural legal language comparative study and research teams in a wide range of jurisdictions including Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan, China.

Professor Zhang is the Associate Chief Editor of the International Journal of Legal English. He received his PhD from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China. He also was awarded an Honorary Director by the Language and Evidence Center, University of the Birmingham partly in recognition of his contribution over many years and in particular for his work in forensic linguistics. His areas of research are the role of the law in promoting integrity and in particular the role of language and rhetoric associated with the inter-play of different legal systems and the civil and criminal law. He has written and contributed to numerous books on such issues as rhetoric in Chinese and American trials, the construction of witness testimony and judges identity.

Valentina Colcelli, PhD, National Research Council, Florence, Italy
Researcher at the Italian National Research Council (CNR), Institute CNR_IFAC. Her main research interests focus on the interaction of domestic and European law in shaping rights and interests, and on market regulation. She also has a research interest in a general reflection on the juridical good beyond the EU legal system, internal market regulation, legal and ethical issues in research and innovation activities, contracts for technology transfer and effective judicial protection of biodiversity in light of fundamental rights.

She attained her PhD degree with a thesis entitled „Meaning, characteristics and selection of interests in the EU Court of Justice and ECtHR case law”. She was a member of the Doctorate Council of European and International Doctorates in „Knowledge-Based Society and the Legal Discipline of the Common Market: Interdisciplinary Aspects of the European and International Integration”, University of Perugia.

She is the Module Leader of the Jean Monnet European Module „Europeanization Through Private Law Instruments” (EuPLAW) and Member of several EU projects: among the others, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in „Research and Science” (R&S) at the University of Perugia;  „Bioresources for Oliviculture” BeFOre- Rise Horizon 2020, CNR;  Jean Monnet Chair 2012, „Individual Rights & Regional Integration (IR&RI)”, University of Perugia; Coordinator Prof. Roberto Cippitani; J. Monnet 2012, „INEQ _ Variety of Institutional Setting and Socio-economic Inequalities in the Process of European Integration”, University of Perugia; Coordinator Prof. Cristiano Perugini; J. Monnet Chair 20112016, „TEKLA The European Knowledge Legal Area”, University of Perugia; Chair Holder Prof. Roberto Cippitani. She is also an expert for the European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation/Infrastructures _ ERIC. Since 2001, she has been a lawyer.

Veysel Dinler, PhD, Hittite University, Çorum, Turkey
He received his high school diploma from the Police College and a bachelor’s degree from the Turkish National Police Academy. He got his LLB from the Near East University School of Law. He worked for the police as a crime scene investigation expert from 2000 to 2008. He was an officer in the United Nations Police (UNPOL) in the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) between 2006 and 2007. Before resigning from the police, he served as the Chief Inspector.

He received his MA degree from the Süleyman Demirel University Department of Public Administration in 2003 with the MA thesis entitled “The European Convention on Human Rights and Political Parties”. He obtained a second MA degree from Police Academy Department of Crime Research in 2009, completing a thesis entitled “Obtaining Evidence in Turkish Criminal Procedure Law”. He obtained his PhD in 2013, with a doctoral dissertation on “The Limits to State Power in Criminalisation and Punishment”.

Since 2008, he has been an instructor at the Hitit University, Department of Political Science and Public Administration. Since 2014, he has been a faculty member at Hitit University. His research interests include constitutional studies, human rights, criminology, and criminal law. He holds courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Izabela Gawłowicz, PhD, University of Zielona Góra, Poland
Assistant professor at the Department of International and European Law, Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Zielona Góra in Poland. She was lecturer at summer schools of the European Law Students Association ( ELSA) at the European University Viadrina and at the University of Gdańsk, lecturer at bilingual Erasmus Mundus Master DIE studies at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She is an author of publications on the International Court of Justice, including the monograph „Diplomatic law in the jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice” (CH BECK 2018 ).
Piotr Kapusta, PhD, University of Zielona Góra, Poland
Assistant professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Zielona Góra, Poland. Director of the Legal Application Center. In 2015, he was granted a PhD in law from the University of Wrocław. He earned his MA degree in law in 2012 and MA degree in German philology in 2013 from the University in Wrocław. In 2011, he graduated from the School of German Law (4 semesters).

Since 2014, he is an attorney-at-law (radca prawny) – since 201,9 at the Bar Association in Zielona Góra. His research interests are: labour law, coordination of social security systems and constitutional law

Andra Nicoleta Puran, PhD, University of Pitești, Romania

Lecturer at Faculty of Economic Sciences and Law, University of Pitești, Romania. She graduated in Law at University of Pitești, Romania and in Entrepreneurship at Universite XII Paris, France. In 2014 , she received a PhD in Law in the field of Labour law from the University ”Titu Maiorescu” in Bucharest, Romania. Also, between  2014 and 2015 she was a postdoctoral researcher with scholarship from the University ”Titu Maiorescu” in Bucharest, Romania. Since 2008 she is teaching law at University of Pitesti.

She was also parliamentary advisor for the Romanian Parliament. Begining with 2018 she is a member of Academic network on the European Social Charter and social rights- A.N.E.S.C. She is author and coauthor of over 80 publications in the field of constitutional law, labour law, human rights and international law.

Alicja Syska, PhD, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
PhD in American Studies from Saint Louis University, USA. Learning Developer and Lecturer in History at the University of Plymouth, UK. Co-Lead Editor at the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education.

Alicja has lectured at the University of Plymouth since 2006, teaching and developing courses in American History, Popular Culture, Visual Culture (Film) and World History. Currently, she divides her time between her academic and pedagogic practice after expanding into Learning Development in 2015.

In addition to her subject specialism, she also teaches English for Academic Purposes and freelance copy-edits academic publications.