Dr. Dana Schmalz

Email: schmalz@mpil.de

Website: www.mpil.de/de/pub/institut/personen/wissenschaftlicher-bereich/dschmalz.cfm



Dana Schmalz is a scholar of international law and legal philosophy. She is a postdoctoral fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and a visiting scholar at Columbia Law School, New York. Her work focuses on international and European refugee law, fundamental rights, democratic theory, and critical approaches to international law. Her book “Refugees, Democracy and the Law” is planned to be published with Routledge in 2020. Dana Schmalz holds a Ph.D. in law from the University of Frankfurt (2017) and an LL.M. in Comparative Legal Thought from Cardozo Law School, New York. In spring 2019, she has been a visiting professor at the University of Bremen. Before that, she was a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg/Berlin (2011-2016), and a postdoctoral research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen (2017-2018). Dana Schmalz is a chief editor at Voelkerrechtsblog and an associate editor at Verfassungsblog, she is part of the editing team of the journal Kritische Justiz.

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