Odile Ammann

Odile Ammann is an Associate Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice, and Public Administration of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Prior to that, she was a postdoctoral researcher in public law at the University of Zurich. Currently, she is working on a habilitation thesis on the constitutional foundations of parliamentary lobbying in Europe and in the United States. She is the author of Domestic Courts and the Interpretation of International Law: Methods and Reasoning Based on the Swiss Example (Brill 2019). Odile holds a PhD in law from the University of Fribourg (2017), a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Harvard Law School (2016), and a bilingual (French/German) Master and Bachelor of Law from the University of Fribourg (2013, 2010). She has completed several research stays, including at the University of Oxford and at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg. Her main fields of research are public international law, comparative constitutional law, EU law, and legal theory. Odile’s recent publications focus on topics such as the regulation of campaign finance, the constitutional doctrine of academic freedom, judicial independence, and meritocratic discourses in citizenship law.

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