Gráinne de BúrcaGráinne de Búrca, a leading expert on European Union law and a professor at Harvard Law School, will join the tenured NYU School of Law faculty in Fall 2011.

De Búrca, who teaches European Union Law and Public International Law at Harvard, focuses in her work on a wide range of topics related to E.U. law and policy, including doctrine, institutional design, and broad questions about the integration of the E.U. legal order with the international legal system. She co-authored the most widely used and influential E.U. law casebook for English-language courses in Europe, the U.K., and other countries. De Búrca has written more than 50 scholarly articles and book chapters as well, and co-edits Oxford University Press’s series Oxford Monographs in European Law. She sits on the editorial board of the European Law Journal, and on the editorial and advisory boards of numerous other journals.

Last academic year, de Búrca was an inaugural Straus Fellow at NYU Law. She also visited in Spring 2005 as a Global Law Professor, and has taught in the NYU@NUS program in Singapore. De Búrca was a professor at Fordham Law School from 2006 to 2010, and from 1998 to 2005 was a professor of law at the European University Institute in Florence, where she co-directed the Academy of European Law. Previously she was a lecturer in law at Oxford University. De Búrca earned a B.C.L. from University College Dublin, and an LL.M. from the University of Michigan Law School.

Posted on May 18, 2011