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FACULTY DIRECTOR, Professor Paolo Galizzi

Professor Galizzi is Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Sustainable Development Legal Initiative (SDLI) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program at the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School. He joined Fordham from Imperial College, University of London, where he was Lecturer in Environmental Law and later Marie Curie Fellow in Law. He previously held academic positions at the Universities of Nottingham, Verona and Milan. Professor Galizzi graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Milan in 1993 and continued his legal education at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, where he obtained an LLM in Public International Law in 1995. He went on to receive his PhD in International Environmental Law from the University of Milan in 1998 with a thesis on "Compliance with International Environmental Obligations." Professor Galizzi's research interests lie in international law, human rights, environmental law and law of sustainable development and he has published extensively in these areas.