Emma Allen

Email: e.l.allen@keele.ac.uk

Previous Education

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in Law with Philosophy, First Class Honours
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC), Distinction
Master of Laws (LLM) in International Law with French, Distinction

Thesis Title

Climate Change and Disappearing Island States: Deterritorialisation, Sovereignty and Statehood in International Law

Supervisors

Dr Mario Prost and Dr Daria Davitti

Research Summary

Emma’s PhD project considers the international law implications of climate change for a number of small low-lying island states located in the South Pacific and Indian Oceans, specifically the recalibration of maritime entitlements and the potential loss of statehood.

Research interests

Public International Law, International Environmental Law, International Law of the Sea