Dr Giorgia Baldi is Lecturer at the University of Sussex. She studied Philosophy at the University of Bologna, and obtained her PhD from Birkbeck College, University of London, School of Law. Since 2013 she is teaching a variety of law related modules, including, but not limited to, ‘Gender Equality’, ‘Law, Religion and Human Rights’, ‘Women’s Rights’, and ‘Legal Theory’. Her research is interdisciplinary with a focus on Muslim women, Human Rights and radicalisation.
Before joining academia she has worked for several years in the field of International Cooperation and Development, playing leading roles in women’s rights related programmes in the Middle East (2004-2011). She is a member of the ‘Socio-Legal Study Association’, the ‘Law and Society Association’ (LSA), the ‘Law and Religion Scholars Network’ (LARN), the ‘Association for Middle East Women’s Studies’, the ‘International Association for the study of Religion and Gender’, the ‘British Association for Islamic Studies’.