Emilia Justyna Powell
RankRegular Faculty - Associate Professor
2006 Ph.D. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
2003 M.A., Political Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
2001 Masters Degree, Law, University of Nicholas Copernicus, Torun, Poland
2001 Diploma from Jean Monnet Center for European Studies, Torun, Poland
Emilia Justyna Powell is an Associate Professor of Political Science and concurrent Associate Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame. She specializes in international law, Islamic law (sharia), international courts, territorial disputes, comparative law, and peaceful resolution of interstate disputes. Her book project examines areas of law where Islamic law and international law are commensurable in the context of peaceful resolution of disputes. As a social scientist and legal scholar, Professor Powell is interested in investigating the variance in Islamic law states' attitudes towards international law and international courts.
Born in Toruń, Poland, Professor Powell received legal education in the University of Nicholas Copernicus (Poland), Jean Monnet Center for European Studies, and the University of Cambridge. Professor Powell is the author of Domestic Law Goes Global: Legal Traditions and International Courts (with Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, Cambridge University Press). Her publications have appeared in International Organization, Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Peach Research, Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Interactions, Conflict Management and Peace Science, Law and Contemporary Problems, and Public Prosecution and Law.
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Office: 407 Decio
Fax: (574) 631-4405
Department of Political Science
2107 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46545