Franca Maria Feisel

PhD Researcher at the LAW Department and Co-Coordinator of Ponte Europa

Franca Maria Feisel is a PhD researcher at the Law Department at the EUI. Her research focuses on the EU’s role and legitimation in defending democracy in the European political space. She is an alumna of Maastricht University and of the LLM programme at Edinburgh University Law School. Prior to joining the EUI, she did a traineeship in the Cabinet of EU Justice Commissioner Reynders. Feisel sits in the Scientific Committee as a representative of the EUI researcher’s community and for the project “Ponte Europa”, a researcher-led civic engagement initiative at the EUI that focuses on bridging academia and civil society.