Assistant Professor Maria Gavouneli – Curriculum Vitae

gavouneliAssistant Professor of International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Athens

LL.B. (Honours) (Athens); LL.M. (Cantab); Ph.D. (Cantab) (Paul Guggenheim Prize); Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London; Associate, Hellenic Institute of International & Foreign Law

Visiting professor and lecturer in several universities and research institutions; counsel and legal advisor to governments and private entities, arbitrator anad counsel in environmental and energy matters.

Member of several academic organisations, including the British Institute of International & Comparative Law (visiting researcher in 2000); the American Society of International Law (co-chair, Law of the Sea Interest Group – LOSIG, 2012-2015);the European Society of International Law (co-convenor, Interest Group on the Law of the Sea – LAWSEA, 2014-2016); the Association international de droit de la mer, the International Law Association (treasurer and founding member of the Hellenic Branch); the Hellenic Society of International Law & International Relations (secretary-general, 2014-2016).

Author of three monographs, including Pollution from offshore installations (Martinus Nijhoff 1995 – Prix Paul Guggenheim), State immunity and the rule of law (Athens 2001), Functional jurisdiction in the Law of the Sea (Martinus Nijhoff 2007); edited volumes, including Anastasia Strati, Maria Gavouneli & Nikos Skourtos (eds.), Time Before and Time After – Unresolved Issues and New Challenges to the Law of the Sea (Martinus Nijhoff 2006); several chapters in books and numerous articles in the areas of environmental law, energy law, law of the sea, corruption, human rights and humanitarian law; editor-in-chief and member of the board of several law journals.