Carola Ricci

Role: Associate Professor
Telephone: +39 0382 984441
CV file: [eng]




Diritto internazionale [a.y. 2019/2020]
Human rights and international justice [a.y. 2019/2020]

Office hours

Giovedì orario: 14.30-15.30


Associate Professor of international law at the University of Pavia with tenure (Courses on International law and Human rights and international justice) at the Department of Political and Social Sciences; previously Senior Researcher and Post-Doc Research Fellow of international law at the Faculty of law of the University of Milan (2005-2008, 2002-2005). She holds a PhD in international law from the School of Law of the University of Milan, where she graduated cum laude in International Law. She is member of the restricted Scientific Board of the interfaculty PhD Course in Public law, Criminal and International Justice (being tutor for different candidates) and member of the first level Master Course on Migration and Family Models, both at the University of Pavia.
She has been PI and member of different national and international research projects. From 2017 to 2019, she had been principal investigator (PI) of the Project entitled «Building an Inclusive Digital Society for Vulnerable Persons: The Role of Social Media Tools in a Disability Human Rights Perspective», financed by the University of Pavia under the call Blue Sky Research Project 2017. Starting from February 2020, she will be co-investigator in the Project «RISID – Realising the rIght to Social Inclusion for persons with disabilities through new tools of smart communication and sharing knowledge: from international to local effectiveness», financed by Fondazione Cariplo (February 2020-January 2023). She was PI on different research projects on the multilevel protection of the right to adequate food and on human rights of migrants; she has been external expert for various European Union DG Justice Programs on EU private international law (especially in family law).
She is a member of the board of a highly ranked law journal (peer reviewed), Rivista di Diritto Internazionale Privato e Processuale (since 1997).
She has been visiting scholar at Boalt Hall School of law at Berkeley, University of California (Berkeley, California); at the British Institute of International and Comparative law (London, UK); at the Max Planck Institut (Hamburg, Germany); invited visiting fellow at Nairobi University (Nairobi, Kenya) for the a.y. 2020-2021.
She is author of two monographs (and a third one is under publication) and has published extensively in academic journals and books, as well as edited different collective works, especially on public international law and human rights (especially on economic, social and cultural rights of vulnerable people in a multilevel perspective) and private international law (with a specific focus on EU judicial cooperation in civil matters and EU private international family law).
She is member of: Società italiana di Diritto internazionale - Italian Society of International Law (SIDI); Società italiana per l’Organizzazione internazionale - Italian Society for International Organisation (SIOI); British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL); Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL); European Association of Private International Law.