Dr Mary Dobbs joins Maynooth University as law lecturer
Dr Mary Dobbs has joined Maynooth University as a lecturer in equity, trusts and environmental matters.
She previously worked as a senior lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast, where she specialised in environmental law and governance, agriculture and genetically modified crops, particularly in the EU. Her current research includes focussing on these issues in the context of Brexit.
She has published extensively in the field, engages extensively with stakeholders and through giving evidence at parliamentary inquiries, and is a member of organisations such as Brexit and Environment and the Future Earth Ireland committee in the Royal Irish Academy.
Dr Dobbs was part of a successful Jean Monnet Network on soft law in the EU member states and a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Tensions at the Fringes of Europe.
She holds a PhD on the precautionary principle and a BCL (Law with French Law), both from University College Dublin, and a certificat superieur en droit francais from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas.
Dr Dobbs welcomes potential research students and collaborations regarding environmental law/governance, risk regulation and related areas – including focusses on Brexit/cross-border issues.