Emilia Roig

Emilia Roig studied business administration, law and public policy in Lyon, London, and Berlin. After graduating with an MBA in International Commercial Law from Lyon 3 University and a Master of Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance, she worked for the International Labour Organisation, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and several local NGOs specialised in women’s rights and gender equality in Ecuador, Tanzania, Kenya and Cambodia. Before engaging in her PhD, she worked with Amnesty International for two years as a lobby officer. She is now completing her PhD in political science at Humboldt University of Berlin and at Sci-ences Po in Lyon (France), and currently doctoral fellow at Marc Bloch Zentrum in Berlin and at the Heinrich Böll Foundation. In Fall 2012, she was Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, NYC with Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw. Over the past four years, she has been teaching several undergraduate and graduate seminars on European and international law at Lyon 3 University (France), Postcolonial Studies and Intersectionality Theory at Humboldt University and at the Free University of Berlin. Her research interests include feminist and critical race theory, intersectionality, postcolo-nial theory and raced-gendered-queered epistemologies.