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Henley & Partners Speakers – Professor Dr. Dimitry Kochenov


Chair in EU Constitutional Law

Other positions:

Visiting Professor, College of Europe, Natolin Campus (Poland)
Staff member, eLab Europe, HEC-NYU Public Policy Clinic (France)


Prof. Kochenov's research focuses on the foundations of EU law to go beyond the Treaty text: justice, equality and respect -- and on the broad implications of EU citizenship and principles of law for the evolution of the essence of the European legal space. He is interested in the growing role of the individual in the EU legal order; the development of the application of EU law in the Overseas territories of the EU and EU external relations law most broadly conceived.

His books include:

Prof. Kochenov consulted the government of Malta on citizenship; the government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on the application of EU law in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom, participated in informal expert discussions on the future of EU citizenship at the European Commission. He reviews manuscripts for Cambridge, Routledge, Rowman & Littlefield and countless journals.

Recent key articles:

  • EU Citizenship without Duties, 20 ELJ 2014, 482
  • Beyond the Cherry Blossoms and the Moon? 62 ICLQ 2013, 97
  • (with Sir R.Plender) EU Citizenship: From an Incipient Form to an Incipient Substance? 37 ELRev 2012, 369
  • On Options of CItizens and Moral Choices of States 33 Fordham Int'l LJ 2009, 156

Dimitry was Emile Noël Fellow at the Jean Monnet Center, NYU School of Law (2010) Senior Clough Fellow at Boston College Law School (2013) and a guest professor at numerous institutions worldwide, including Osaka Graduate School of Law, York University (Toronto), UNAM Mexico, University of Turin (Italy) etc.

Professor Dr. Dimitry Kochenov