Fellow: Morgera
Elected: 2023
Discipline: Philosophy, Theology and Law
Professor Elisa Morgera
Professor of Global Environmental Law, University of Strathclyde
Elisa Morgera is Professor of Global Environmental Law at the University of Strathclyde Law School and specializes in international biodiversity law and its linkages with human rights, notably the human rights of small-scale fishers, Indigenous Peoples, women and children. She has also published on the human right to science, business responsibility to respect environmental human rights, as well as on EU and comparative environmental law.
Elisa is the director of the One Ocean Hub, a global collaboration of inter-disciplinary research for sustainable development with research institutions in the UK, Africa, South Pacific and the Caribbean, as well as UN Agencies. The One Ocean Hub is pioneering research on human rights and the marine environment with a view to better connecting marine and social sciences, and the arts, to support fair and inclusive decision-making for a healthy ocean whereby people and planet flourish. The Hub is funded by UK Research and Innovation’s Global Challenges Research Fund.
Prior to joining academia, Elisa worked for the UN Development Programme and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.