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Teresa is a jurist graduated in Law Trento University with a thesis in Constitutional Law titled "The protection of Health in the constitutional project of substantive equality: genesis, crisis and evolution of the Italian National Health Service". During her educational path, she was also international student at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 

She joined Sant'Anna School of Advanced studies as doctoral researcher after several research and work experiences, such as the ones at the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development of the Council of Europe (PACE – SOC, Strasbourg), the Institute for Social Research (IRS, Milan) and the Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK, Trento).

She is currently studying the fundamental social right to health, healthcare systems, health and care services integration, long-term care for non self-sufficient elderly and people with disabilities in the perspective of Italian Constitutional Law and Comparative Public Law.



Giorgia Valentini graduated summa cum laude in Law at Luiss University in Rome in April 2022, with a final thesis in Constitutional Law titled “Overpopulation: between environmental protection and reproductive freedom”. She obtained a Masters in Law (LLM) in “Law and Technology in Europe” at Utrecht University, with a final thesis in Technology and the Rule of Law that dealt with the regulation of Artificial Intelligence under the EU legal framework, with particular focus on the education sector and the implementation of AI-embedded educational technologies by public education institutions. 

As for her professional experience, Giorgia was a legal intern in two Law Firms in Rome and underwent the traineeship ex-art. 73 d.l. 69/2013 in Rome’s Court of Appeal. Moreover, she collaborated with the Chairs of Constitutional Law and Public Law and had teaching experiences at Luiss University. She took part in the editorial boards of renowned publications and collaborated as a research assistant in the ERC-funded Research Project “REPGOV Government Through Democratic Governance” hosted by IBEI University in Barcelona.

Her research interests span from environmental law and the issues of climate justice and intergenerational justice from the perspective of public law and legal philosophy to broader topics of constitutional and public law, with particular attention to the interweaving between different legal systems.



Andrea graduated summa cum laude in Law at the University of Trento in March 2023, discussing a thesis on data protection, focused on liability and accountability regimes within the IoT ecosystem, which earned Him a publication. During His university years, Andrea focused mainly on IT and IP law. 

In his academic path He experienced study periods abroad, in Passau (GR) for the Erasmus+ programme, and in Hannover (GR) for a summer law school on ICT Law. In addition, He spent an internship period for an international law firm in Rome, within the field of ICT Law. Andrea was also a data protection advisor at the student association JeTN and consultant for JeTN-related companies; plus, He was awarded for the best legislative project by ELSA Trento, within the Open Legislation competition in 2017. In addition to His studies, He has had various work experiences, from front office to personal security services, to dogsitting and more. 

Immediately after graduation, He was awarded a PhD scholarship at the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, where He will deal with applications of artificial intelligence in the healthcare sector, and in particular with the liability and accountability regimes of healthcare facilities and doctors







Federico graduated summa cum laude in Law at the University of Rome “Roma Tre” in December 2022, discussing a thesis in Comparative Private Law on the contractual protection of secrecy and its relationship with public interests. During the course of studies, in the academic year 2020-21, he took part in the Erasmus+ Programme studying at the University of Edinburgh.

After graduating, he attended a II level Master Course at the Political Science faculty of the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and a summer school at the University of Salamanca (June 2023) thanks to a scholarship funded by the European Union. Moreover, in May 2023, Federico started a legal internship at the Attorney General’s Office in Rome and gained professional experience as a trainee lawyer.

His main research field encompasses the areas of comparative private law and comparative legal systems. He is also interested in cross-cutting subjects such as those studied by Law & Technology.








Guilherme Migliora obtained his Bachelor of Laws in 2016 at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro. Guilherme practiced law as a certified attorney for several years after graduating and worked in some of the most prestigious litigation law firms in Brazil. In 2020 Guilherme was admitted to the Advanced LLM in Law and Digital technologies at Leiden University.

After completing the LLM, Guilherme worked as a programme assistant for the e-Law department at Leiden University. Guilherme has also been working as a voluntary for a Brazilian NGO that helps vulnerable people with legal issues. He was admitted into Sant’Anna’s PhD programme with a research focused on the regulation of online hate speech and platform power.



Fabio Garofalo Mc Britton graduated summa cum laude in Law at the University of Trento in September 2022, discussing a thesis in Economic and European Law entitled “Conditionality and European economic governance: the ESM”.

During his undergraduate career, he attended the “Transnational Law Program” at the Washington University in St. Louis, where he obtained an LL.M. in U.S. Law in 2017, with a focus on public and economic policies. He also took an active role in the academic and associative life of Trento’s University, in particular as a student representative. His main research interests encompass European law, constitutional law, social welfare, and the interplay between law and economics, especially macroeconomics.

His PhD project is aimed at the implementation of Amartya Sen’s capability approach to the study of European economic governance, in order to broaden the informational basis taken into consideration in the analysis and drafting of European economic policies and the related institutional framework.

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Jock Gardiner obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Pol Sci/History) and Bachelor of Laws with first-class honours at the Australian National University. After a number of years practicing law at the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department, and as an Associate in the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory, Jock went on to pursue his LLM at Utrecht University, where he graduated cum laude in 2022.

Whilst completing his LLM and prior to his arrival at Sant’Anna, Jock worked as a research assistant for the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, and as a Parliamentary Lawyer for the Parliament of New South Wales, Australia. Jock’s PhD research is focused on the role of constitutional conventions in the European Constitutional order.