Stefania NEGRI | Curriculum
Stefania Negri (M.P.S., Ph.D.) is Associate Professor of International Law (since 2004) at UNISA School of Law, where she teaches Public International Law (since 2010) and International Human Rights Law (since 2001, in English since 2015).
In 2016 she was awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in European Health, Environmental and Food Safety Law (HEALTHY) (2016-2019), co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.
She is National Contact Point for Italy for the European Association of Health Law, convener and member of the Coordinating Committee of the Interest Group on "International Health Law" at the European Society of International Law, convener of the Interest Group on "International and EU Health Law" at the Italian Society of International Law, and member of the Committee on Global Health Law at the International Law Association.
From 2014 to 2017 she was co-responsible of the Jean Monnet Module on "Migration and Fundamental Rights at the Southern Borders of the European Union" and charged of the teaching sub-module on "The protection of fundamental rights of migrants and asylum seekers in the 'integrated' system of protection (national, European, international)".
Since 2010 she is the founder and director of the Observatory on Human Rights: Bioethics, Health, Environment (ODUBSA), the first of the kind that was created at the School of Law of Salerno., which is an international network of academic experts whose aim is to promote and advance a closer scientific cooperation in teaching and research between the Law School of the University of Salerno and foreign academic institutions. She is also the Director of the International Summer School on Law, Bioethics and Health and of the ELSA Summer Law School on International and European Environmental Law.
Stefania Negri served as researcher of International law in the Faculty of Law from 2000 to 2003 and her previous teaching positions include readership in International Law and International Organization at the Faculties of Political Sciences and of Law (since 1989). She taught International Law for graduate students in Ph.D. and specialization courses, including the Specialization School for Legal Professions, from 2001 to 2016; she also held the chair of International and EC Procedural Law at the Faculty of Law from 2004 to 2010; and co-chaired the course of European Union Migration Law from 2015 to 2017.
She was visiting professor of Human Rights Law, International Law, International Environmental Law, International and European Health Law, and Law and Biomedicine at Queen Mary University of London and Strathclyde University of Glasgow (UK), University of A Coruña (Spain) and University of Strasbourg (France), University of Murcia (Spain), University of Granada (Spain), University of Groningen (The Netherlands). She was also member of the faculties of the UNICRI-SIOI Winter School on Environmental Crimes (Rome) and of the UNICRI Master in International Crime and Justice (Turin).
She is currently member of the "Committee on Sustainability" of the University of Salerno; Chairman of the Didactic commission of the School of Law and member of the Commission for International Mobility of the Department of Legal Sciences; member of the Technical-Scientific Committee of the Observatory on the European Area of Freedom, Security and Justice and of the Scientific Board of the Foundation Scuola Medica Salernitana; member of the academic boards of the specialization courses on "Criminology, Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure " and on "Applied EU Law"; formerly member of the academic boards of the Ph.D. Programmes on "International Law and Domestic Law in International Affairs" (2002-2009, "Public Law, Theory of National and European Institutions and Legal Philosophy" (2011-14), and "Legal Sciences (2014-2015).
Stefania is a member of the Advisory Board, guest editor and referee of the International Community Law Review, Brill/Nijhoff Publishers; member of the Advisory Board of the review Biodiritto and of the Series Quaderni di Biodiritto, Aracne Editore; referee for the journals International Criminal Law Review, Brill/Nijhoff Publishers, Health and Human Rights Journal, Harvard University Press, Revista Portuguesa de Saude Publica, Elsevier, Journal of Law and Courts, Chicago University Press. From 2000 to 2007 she served as managing editor of the The Global Community. Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence, Oceana/Oxford University Press.
Her research interests and publications are mainly focused on human rights, international health and biomedical law, international environmental law, international criminal law and international procedural law.
From May to October 2009 she was visiting research fellow at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, working on a project concerning the evolution of the relationship between the right to health, public health and fundamental rights. In 2010 she was invited by the WHO Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights to take part to the web-based consultation for the review of the draft text of the Public Health Law Manual, prepared by the World Health Organization and the International Development Law Organization in collaboration with the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University.
She is the principal investigator of international research projects financed by the University of Salerno: "The protection of fundamental rights in international judicial proceedings"; "The new frontiers of the right to health in international, EC and national law and jurisprudence"; "Developing the health-human rights paradigm in international and EC law"; "Bioethics and international law at the intersection of life, death and dignity"; "Environment, health and food safety in international and European law"; "Public health and international law"; "Counterfeiting of medicines and public health: international and European legal perspectives"; "Measures of contrast and punishment of the international trade of human organs in the perspective of international, European and comparative law".
Together with prof. Dr. Jochen Taupitz, managing director of the Institute for German, European and International Medical Law, Public Health Law and Bioethics of the Universities of Mannheim-Heidelberg, she co-directed the bilateral Italo-German Vigoni Project 2011-2012 on Legal and ethical questions raised by end-of-life decision-making in Germany and Italy: a comparative and international law perspective(financed by DAAD and MIUR); with prof. Dr. Estelle Brosset, Jean Monnet Chair in European Health Law, CERIC, University of Aix-Marseille, she co-directed the bilateral Italo-French Galileo Program 2014 on Environnement, santé et droit international et européen: reflexions sur les relations entre la norme juridique et les normes techniques à partir de l'exemple des nanotechnologies (funded by the Italo-French University).
She is currently a member of the international research groups working on the project "El discurso de los bioderechos. Bases filosóficas y jurídicas para su fundamentación, caracterización y aplicación" (DER2014-52811-P), directed by prof. José Antonio Seoane of the Universidade da Coruña and financed by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Spagna, 2015-2017) and on the project "Towards a European understanding of advance decision-making: a comparative, interdisciplinary approach", directed by prof. Samantha Halliday of the University of Leeds and financed by the Economic and Social Research Council (UK, 2015-2017).
Professor Negri is Erasmus tutor of the bilateral agreements concluded between for the School of Law of the University of Salerno and the School of Law of Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom; the Fakultät für Rechtswissenschaft, Universität Mannheim, Germany; the Faculty of Law of the University of La Coruña, Spain; the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University Aix-Marseille, France; the Faculty of Law of the University of Strasbourg, France; the Faculty of Law of the University Lyon2, France; the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Poland. She is also academic reference person for the framework cooperation agreements concluded between the University of Salerno and the Universities of La Coruña, of Aix-Marseille, Jagiellonnian of Krakow, Russian-Slavonic (Armenian) of Yerevan (Armenia), Coimbra and Lisbon (Portugal), as well as of the executive protocols concluded between the School of Law-ODUBSA and the School of Law of Strathclyde University of Glasgow, the Centro de Direito Biomédico of the University of Coimbra, the Erasmus Observatory on Health Law of the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Asociación de Juristas de la Salud (Spain).