Paolo Galizzi

26361131_640Paolo Galizzi is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Sustainable Development Legal Initiative (SDLI) at the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School.

Professor Galizzi joined Fordham from Imperial College, University of London, where he was Lecturer in Environmental Law and later Marie Curie Fellow in Law. He previously held academic positions at the University of Nottingham, the University of Verona, and the University of Milan. His research interests lie in international environmental law and law of sustainable development and he has published extensively in these areas, including the chapter on Air, Atmosphere and Climate Change in the 2012 Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law; the annual International Court of Justice report for the Oxford Yearbook of International Environmental Law; The Future of African Customary Law with Jeanmarie Fenrich and Tracy Higgins (Cambridge University Press: 2011); and The Role of the Environment in Poverty Alleviation (Fordham: 2008).

He teaches the International Environmental Law course in the fall semester.