Dr Belén Olmos Giupponi is a Senior Lecturer in EU and International Law at Liverpool Hope University. Ph.D. in International Law - University Carlos III of Madrid (2004 – Suma Cum Laude); she holds an LL.M in Human Rights (University Carlos III) and an MSc in International Relations. Throughout her career, Dr Olmos Giupponi has undertaken research in EU law, general international law, international
economic law, human rights and environmental law. She has published more than fifteen articles in leading peer-reviewed journals,
including the Leiden Journal of International Law, Transnational Environmental
Law, ICSID Review, European Union Journal, Journal of Business Law, Arbitration International, European Energy and Environmental Law Review, Journal of European Legal Studies,
and the Spanish Yearbook of International Law. Dr Olmos Giupponi is also author and editor of
various books such as Rethinking Free Trade and Human Rights in the
Americas (Hart/Bloomsbury 2016). Prior to joining Liverpool Hope University, Dr Olmos Giupponi was a Lecturer in Law and the Director of the MSc/LLM in Environmental Policy and Governance at the University of Stirling (2013-2016). From 2010 until 2013 she was an Associate Professor of EU and International Law at King Juan Carlos University in Madrid. Dr Olmos Giupponi was a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow at the European University Institute (2007-2009) and, previously, a Research Fellow at the Istituto di Studi Giuridici Internazionali (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) in Rome in 2006. She has been a visiting scholar at: the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law (2016 and 2011); the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies of the University of London (2015); Freie Universitat Berlin (2011 and 2013); Stanford Law School (2012) and Brown University (2011).