Dr. Christine Bakker Ph.D.
Christine Bakker (PhD, European University Institute, Florence) is currently a visiting lecturer for the SL@R3 Programme of the University of Roma-Tre teaching a seminar on international criminal law and climate change, an Adjunct Professor at LUISS University (Rome) for a course on international organization and human rights (AY 2017/18), and a visiting lecturer in the Master Programme on International Conflict Management and Human Rights at Sant'Anna University (Pisa). She is a former Research Fellow at the Academy of European Law of the European University Institute (Florence), where she has been actively involved in the co-ordination and research of several EU financed collaborative research projects. She has published in the fields of international environmental law and climate change, international criminal law and human rights including children’s rights, and has carried out research for international organizations including the Unicef Innocenti Research Centre and UNESCO, and for the Norwegian Directorate for Immigration. She has previously worked at the European Commission (DG Development).
Her main recent publications include:
Edited books: C. Bakker and F. Francioni (eds), The EU, the US and Global Climate Governance (Ashgate Publishing, September 2014), C. Bakker and M. Sossai (eds), Multilevel Regulation of Military and Security Contractors: The Interplay between International, European and Domestic Norms (February 2012, Hart Publishing); Book chapters: 'Climate Change and Children's Rights', in J. Todres a.o. (eds), Oxford Handbook on Children's Rights, (OUP, forthcoming, 2018); 'The regressive nature of the principle of sovereignty in relation to climate disasters', in R. Lyster and R. Verchick (eds.), Climate Disaster Law: Barriers and Opportunities, (Edward Elgar, forthcoming, 2018); 'Past, Present and Future of Transatlantic Cooperation for Climate Governance', with F. Francioni, in R. Alcaro, J. Peterson, E. Greco (eds), The West and the Global Power Shift, (Palgrave, 2016); Articles/notes: The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Balancing 'Legal Force' and 'Geographical Scope', in Italian Yearbook of International Law (2016); Climate Change and Armed Conflict; What's new in the Paris Climate Agreement? in the online journal Peace Processes and Human Dignity, (2016); 'Climate Governance Towards 'Paris- 2015' and Beyond: EU and US Perspectives', in Italian Yearbook of International Law (2015).