Andrea Leiter

Ph.D. Candidate
University of Melbourne School of Law

Andrea is a PhD candidate working on the history of international investment law in a jointly-awarded degree program between the Melbourne University and the Vienna University. She is particularly interested in the historical formation of legal fields, the political economy of foreign direct investment and the notion of progress for the authority of law. Andrea is a teaching fellow at Melbourne University Law School and a Junior Research Fellow at Ormond College. Prior to coming to Melbourne she worked as a teacher and lecturer at the Section for International Law and International Relations at the Vienna University Law School and taught at the IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems. Since January 2016 she is a recipient of a doc-fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. She holds a magister degree in Law with a focus on International Law as well as magister degree in Development Studies both from the University of Vienna.