Jenny Pullicino Orlando

Jenny Pullicino Orlando

PhD Student

  • PhD programme

    Karen Blixens Plads 16, 2300 København S, Søndre Campus, Building: 6B.4.31

    Phone: +45 35 33 37 39

Jenny joined the University of Copenhagen in September 2020. The objective of her research is to theoretically, and employing an inter-disciplinary approach, examine the the changes in expressions of sovereignty, statehood and constitutionalism in Central Eastern Europe Europe in the post-Soviet period, with a particular focus on Hungary. Her PhD is supervised by Professor Jan Komárek and forms part ofthe IMAGINE: European Constitutional Imaginaries: Utopias, Ideologies and the Other project, funded by the ERC Starting Grant, and hosted by the Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts). 


Prior to joining the Faculty of Law, Jenny worked at the Permanent Representation of Malta to the EU between 2015 and 2019 as Malta’s Representative to the Nicolaidis Group. Whilst coordinating and leading the Foreign Policy Unit during the country’s Council Presidency in 2017, she also served as Mashreq, Maghreb (MaMa) and Middle East (MOG) as well as Human Rights Committee delegate. Following her posting to Brussels, Jenny was appointed Deputy Head of Mission and Consul to the Embassy of Malta in Egypt in July 2019. Before becoming a diplomat, Jenny held a number of internships at the European Parliament in Brussels, the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda in The Hague as well as the House of Commons in London. Jenny also worked temporarily as an Assistant Researcher and Editor at the London School of Economics and Political Science as well as a legal intern at B&D Law Firm in Beijing, China. 


Jennifer graduated with honours from University College London (UCL) where she holds an undergraduate degree in Law (LLB (Hons.), having been awarded two academic excellence awards for her research in English Law and Political Sociology. She graduated first in her class, and with Distinction, from the London School of Economics and Political Science with an MSc in Politics and Government in the European Union.

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