Anna Romaniszyn 2018 - 2019

Anna obtained her first Master’s in Law at the Wroclaw University, where she focused on health law and bioethics, as well as international and European law more broadly. As an exchange student, she spent a year at the Humboldt-University in Berlin. After graduation, she interned at the Polish Commissioner for Human Rights Office (Department of Constitutional, European and International Law) and later worked in private sector in the field of Polish-German cooperation.

As the 2018/2019 recipient of the McDougall Scholarship, Anna was able to advance her academic legal career. At the University of Ottawa, she pursued her LL.M. with Concentration in Global Sustainability and Environmental Law, conducting research on the intersection of climate change and human rights, with a special focus on climate change litigation. She also worked with the Ecojustice Environmental Law Clinic and the Human Rights Clinic. As the Environmental Justice Research Fellow she had an opportunity to conduct further research on climate justice under the supervision of Professor Nathalie Chalifour. She also supported Professor Penelope Simons in her research on extractive industries and corporate liability in the context of human rights.

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