Lucila de Almeida

Ph.D. in EU Law at European University Institute

  • Campus de Campolide

    1099-032 Lisboa


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Lucila de Almeida is the Abreu Chair of ESG Impact, and Coordinator of the NOVA Green Lab at NOVA School of Law. She is also a Part-time Professor (position equivalent to a Full Professor) at the European University Institute, Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, Florence School of Regulation.

Her fields of research are energy, climate, and environmental law. She holds a Ph.D. in European Union Law from the European University Institute, an LL.M in Comparative, European, and International Law from the European University Institute, a Master in Law and Development from FGV São Paulo, and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte.

Lucila has worked on various projects as a PI and researcher funded by prestigious organizations, among them the NWO - Dutch Research Council (2021-2022), International Energy Agency (2019-2023), the Academy of Finland (2017-2018), European Research Council (2013-2016), and Inter-American Development Bank (2011).

Her work to date has resulted in numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, such as Yearbook of European Law (Oxford Journal), Transnational Environmental Law (Cambridge Journal), Energy Policy (Elsevier), among others, and books published with Hart Publishing, Edward Elgar and Springer. Besides publications, she is a member of the Editorial Board of Energy Research & Social Science (Elsevier SC 11.9), in the past being managing editor of the European Journal of Legal Studies and assistant editor of EJIL and I.CON (Oxford Journals).

Before joining the faculty, Lucila was a tenured Assistant Professor at Wageningen University & Research (2020-2022), an Edmond J. Safra Research fellow at the Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University (2019-2020), a Postdoctoral researcher at the faculty of law, University of Helsinki (2017-2019), a Research Associate at the Law Department of the European University Institute (2013-2016), and a visiting scholar at the Dipartimento di scienze politiche, giuridiche e studi internazionali, Università Degli Studio di Padova (summer 2019), and Louvain Global College Law, UCLouvain (summer 2018).

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Part-time Professor, European University Institute

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