Education and training Master degree (II level) in Environmental Law (2020) (110/110) Title of thesis: The 2018 Escazú Agreement: The State of International Public Participation Rights, 20 years after Aarhus (SSD IUS/13) University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, Department of Law
Doctorate degree (PhD) (2019) Title of thesis: Access to Justice for Environmental Non-governmental Organizations: The International Law, Economics and Civil Economy of Environmental Public Interest Litigation (SSD IUS/13) Libera Università Maria Ss. Assunta (LUMSA), Department of Law, Economics, Political Science and Modern Languages, Rome
2010 Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (Pass A)
Laurea Magistrale in Giurisprudenza (2008) (110/110 lode) Title of thesis: The International Court of Justice’s Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory Advisory Opinion and the Erga Omnes Responsibility of States (SSD IUS/13, Relatore Prof. Monica Lugato). The thesis was awarded the “Diritto Internazionale della Pace” prize by the Istituto Toniolo in 2009. Libera Università Maria Ss. Assunta (LUMSA), Department of Law, Rome
2001 - 2003 Pontifical Baccalaureate in Philosophy (summa cum laude) Pontificia Università S. Tommaso d’Aquino (Angelicum), Roma
2000 – 2001 University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2000 International Baccalaureate Diploma San Diego High School, San Diego, CA
Professional experience 2013 - present Professore a contratto (L-LIN/12, IUS/13) International Law (in English) Advanced Legal English: Inglese Giuridico Dipartimento GEPLI, LUMSA University, Roma
2010 - 2019 Cultore della Materia di Diritto Internazionale Law Department, LUMSA University, Roma
2010 - present English language teacher English teacher at LUISS (A2.2 to C1.1, Business English, IELTS, Legal English). Cambridge exam prep courses (YLE, KET, PET, FCE, CAE, IELTS) in middle schools and high schools. Cambridge oral examiner KET, PET, FCE, CAE. Associazione Giuslavoristi Italiani Course “Legal English for Employment Law”, 2019/2020.
2008 – 2010 Pratica Forense
HARRIS M. E., Resilience and Access to (Climate) Justice, in SINDICO, SWITZER eds., The Transformation of Environmental Law and Governance: Risk, Innovation and Resilience, Cheltenham, 2021 (forthcoming).
HARRIS M. E., The 2018 Escazú Agreement: Strengthening public participation and human rights in environmental matters, in Rivista di diritto internazionale, 2020, n. 4, p. 985 ss.
HARRIS M. E., Carvalho and Others v. Parliament and Council: Climate Justice and ‘Individual Concern’, in Diritti Umani e Diritto Internazionale, 2020, vol. 14 n. 1, p. 175 ss.
HARRIS M. E., Access to Justice for Environmental Associations in Italy in Federalismi.it, 25 April 2018, n. 9, https://perma.cc/JP7H-72KV.