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Dr Nicole Brooke SCICLUNA joined the Government and International Studies Department (GIS) of HKBU in August 2021. Prior to that, she was a Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Hong Kong (2017-2021), a Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at the University of Birmingham (2015-2016) and a Postdoctoral Fellow in Social Sciences at Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin (2013-2014). Her research and teaching interests include European and EU politics and law, and the relationship between international law and international politics. Dr Scicluna is the author of two books: The Politics of International Law (OUP, 2021) and European Union Constitutionalism in Crisis (Routledge, 2015). Her work has also been published in International Affairs, the Journal of European Public Policy, the Journal of Common Market Studies, the International Journal of Constitutional LawWest European Politics and the European Law Journal. Dr Scicluna received her PhD in International Relations in 2013 from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia.

Research Interests

  • EU Politics and Law
  • EU Constitutionalism
  • European Integration and Disintegration
  • The Politics of International Law
  • The Politics of Crisis / Emergency

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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