28 April 2017

New visitor at iCourts – Emilia Justyna Powell

1 – 20 May 2017

Emilia Justyna Powell is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, concurrent appointment at the Notre Dame Law School. Professor Powell specializes in international law and international courts, as well as the nexus between Islamic law (sharia) and international law. Her prominent publications include a book published in Cambridge University Press (2011) entitled Domestic Law Goes Global: Legal Traditions and International Courts (with Sara McLaughlin Mitchell), and several articles in top political science academic journals such as International OrganizationJournal of PoliticsInternational Studies QuarterlyJournal of Peace ResearchJournal of Conflict Resolution. Her new book project entitled Islamic Law States and International Law: Peaceful Settlement of Disputes provides a comprehensive examination of differences and similarities between sharia and the classical international law, especially in the context of dispute settlement. She has been a fellow at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, and the University of Copenhagen Law School, iCourts - Centre for International Courts.