Dr Ilaria Di Gioia
Senior Lecturer in American Law and Associate Director of the Centre for American Legal Studies (CALS)
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Dr. Ilaria Di Gioia is a Senior Lecturer in Law and Associate Director of the Centre for American Legal Studies at Birmingham City University, UK.
Her research focuses on American federalism. She is interested in intergovernmental conflicts at federal and state level. She has studied the various ways in which those political conflicts are transformed in legal narratives. She is a cross-disciplinary academic and uses mixed research methods from political science and law to study constitutional change. She has published and presented research in the U.S., Brazil and Europe.
She is editor of the British Journal of American Legal Studies.
Besides academia, Dr. Di Gioia devotes her free time to public service in her capacity of Honorary Vice-Consul for Italy in Birmingham, UK.