Jessica Lawrence

Assistant Professor

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Nador u. 11
+36 1 327-3000 x2688

Dr. Jessica Lawrence is a lecturer and researcher on the politics of transnational law. Her research applies insights from critical legal studies, governmentality studies, and contemporary social and political theory to analyze the relationships between transnational economic law and other areas of governmental responsibility, such as human rights, environmental protection, and migration law. 

Prior to coming to CEU, Jessica held research and teaching positions at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam University College, and the UN-mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica. In addition to academia, she has also done work for environmental and human rights organizations in Europe, Latin America, India, and New Zealand.


PhD, Transnational Legal Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
JD, Law, University of Georgia
BA, Environmental Studies, American University
BA, International Studies, American University