Theodora (Dora) Kostakopoulou, LLB (Hons) (Athens), M.A., Ph.D (Government,
Dora Kostakopoulou joined Warwick Law School in September 2012 as
Professor of European Union Law, European Integration and Public Policy. Formerly, she was
Jean Monnet Professor in European Law and European Integration and Co-director of the
Institute of Law, Economy and Global Governance at the University of Manchester (2005-2011)
and Professor of European Union Law and Director of the Centre for European Law at the
University of Southampton (2011-2012). Her research projects have been funded by the
European Commission, the British Academy, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, NORFACE,
UACES and the Modern Law Review. Dora joined the AHRC's Peer Review College in 2009 and is a
member of the editorial board of Citizenship Studies. She has been British Academy, Thank
Offering to Britain Fellow (2003-2004) and recipient of an Innovation Award by the Arts and
Humanities Research Council (2004-2005). She is the author of Citizenship, Identity and
Immigration in the European Union: Between Past and Future (2001, Manchester University
Press) and The Future Governance of Citizenship which was published by Cambridge University
Press in 2008 (Law in Context Series). She has co-edited A Redefinition of Belonging?
Language and Integration Tests in Europe (2010, Martinus Nijhoff), The Reconceptualisation
of European Union Citizenship (2014, Martinus Nijhoff) and The Human Face of the European
Union: Is EU Law and Policy Humane Enough? (Forthcoming, 2015, Cambridge University Press).
She is currently working on a monograph on migration law and policy in the European Union
(under contract, Cambridge University Press).
Her articles have appeared
in the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Columbia Journal of European Law, Oxford
Journal of Legal Studies, Modern Law Review, European Law Journal, Journal of Common Market
Studies, Political Studies, European Political Science, Journal of Ethnic and Migration
Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, European Journal of Migration and Law, European
Security, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, International Journal of Law in
Context and the Journal of Political Philosophy.
Her research interests
include European Public Law, Free Movement of Persons and European Union Citizenship, the
Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, Migration Law and Politics, Citizenship,
Multiculturalism and Integration, Democracy and Legitimacy in the EU, Law and Global
Governance, Political Theory and Constructivism, and, fairly recently, Equality
Research Projects at Warwick Law School (September 2012- )
British Academy, Small Grants pathway, 'Crisis and Innovation in the
European Union'; £ 2103,2015- 2016.
UACES, Research funding for
a Workshop on 'Crisis and Innovation in the European Union', £1000 (with B.
Ferrand, G. Castellano and A. Hoxhaj), 2015-2016.
Modern Law Review
Seminar Fund, £4,758 for the organisation of an MLR workshop on
Constitutionalism(s) post 2008, January 2014 - October 2014 (with Ralf Rogowski and Abdul
Jean Monnet - Lifelong Learning Programme,108,970 EUR, 2010-
29 October 2012. Jean Monnet Project on "The Reconceptualization of European Union
Citizenship" with Professor Elspeth Guild (Centre for Migration Law, Faculty of Law, Radboud
University Nijmegen) and Professor Cristina Gortazar (Comillas Pontifical University,
Madrid).[Research outputs: articles, European Law Journal symposium, edited book 2014,
UACES and Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence
(with Dr Nuno Ferreira), £1600 for the organisation of a workshop on the human
face of the EU. 2012 - 2013.[Research output: edited book, forthcoming 2015/16