Federica Paddeu

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Dr. Federica Paddeu (@federica_paddeu) is the John Tiley Fellow in Law and Director of Studies at Queens’ College, Cambridge, and a fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. Her work focuses on the law of State responsibility, the law on the use of force and international investment law. A monograph based on her PhD dissertation, Justification and Excuse in International Law: Concept and Theory of General Defences, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2018, and her research has been published in leading international law journals, including the British Yearbook of International Law and the Leiden Journal of International Law. Dr Paddeu holds a law degree from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, in Caracas, Venezuela, an LLM and PhD in international law from the University of Cambridge.