Introducing Fulvia Staiano


It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Dr. Fulvia Staiano! Fulvia is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development of the Italian National Research Council. Her research focuses on migration, human rights and gender issues in the context of public international law and European Union law. Prior to her current role, she has been an Irish Research Council postdoctoral fellow at University College Cork under the mentorship of Prof. Siobhán Mullally. During this time, she completed her first monograph The Human Rights of Migrant Women in International and European Law (Giappichelli Editore – Eleven International Publishing, 2016). She holds a PhD in Law and an LLM in Comparative, European and International Laws from the European University Institute of Florence.

Fulvia has held seminars, classes and workshops in the fields of international human rights law, migration law, public international law and European Union law for undergraduate and postgraduate students at Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II and at University College Cork. She has published in these areas, including in the European Journal on Migration and Law (“Good Mothers, Bad Mothers: Transnational Mothering in the European Court of Human Rights Case Law”) and the European Journal of Legal Studies (“Bringing Critical Race Theory to Europe: the Case of Immigrant Women”). Her more recent publication, entitled “The Protection of European Union Citizens Victims of Human Trafficking in Europe”, was in The Italian Yearbook of International Law.

Fulvia’s first post will be about her new monograph The Human Rights of Migrant Women in International and European LawHeartfelt Welcome!


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