Ms. Abadie is a Ph.D. student at University Paris I-La Sorbonne (France) and a research associate at the Center of Environmental, Land Use and Urban Law (CERDEAU)where she is contributing to a research project ordered by the CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research) and the Department of Justice on the globalization of environmental law. As a member of the team, she describes new models of law-making and focuses more specifically on the mechanisms of harmonization in environmental reporting and accounting law. She is also the recipient of a three-year fellowship from the French Ministry of Education and Research and an assistant professor of US constitutional law at the University Paris X-Nanterre. Ms. Abadie holds an LL.M in environmental law from Golden Gate University (2003), and a D.E.A in environmental law from the University Paris I-La Sorbonne (2005). While in California, her research and teaching interest was on human rights and the environment. She published an article advocating the use of U.S. domestic law instruments to litigate environmental injustices in developing countries. She joined the team of an environmental public interest law firm where her work focused on human rights violations connected to the US-funded Plan Colombia aerial coca fumigation campaign. In the spring 2004, she was the co-teacher of a seminar on environmental justice at Golden Gate University. During her stay, she worked with Richard Stewart on her research proposal entitled “The Globalization of Environmental Law Through the Mechanisms of Harmonization in Environmental Reporting and Accounting Law”.
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