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Biography

Emily Hancox is a Max Weber Fellow in the Department of Law at the EUI.

Her research interests lie in the field of constitutional law and, in particular, on questions of norm inter-relationship. Emily is currently in the process of finalising a PhD at the University of Edinburgh where she is a Principal’s Career Development Scholar. Her thesis, ‘Overlapping Norms in the EU Legal Order’, is supervised by Professor Niamh Nic Shuibhne and Dr Tobias Lock.

At present, Emily has two ongoing research projects. The first focuses on questions relating to both when and how courts prioritise (or entrench) particular legislative measures or values within legal systems and the implications that flow from this. The second research project focuses on the status of retained EU law in the UK after Brexit.

Emily has wide-ranging experience teaching public law and EU law at the undergraduate and post-graduate level. As a Lecturer in Law at the University of Oxford, Emily taught EU, constitutional and administrative law. At the University of Edinburgh, Emily taught several courses relating to EU constitutional law, EU citizenship and EU fundamental rights on the EU LLM programme as well as courses on public law, EU law and legal methods at the undergraduate level.