Colleges, School and Institutes
Dr Cavoski's principal research interests are in the field of environmental law and EU law, including certain aspects of public international law. Her research agenda is inter-disciplinary and explores the intersection of law and other disciplines, in particular politics, science, public policy and language. She is also particularly interested in how law is affected by the social context in which it is formulated and implemented.
Aleksandra Cavoski joined the Birmingham Law School in September 2012. Previously she was Professor at Union University School of Law in Belgrade, Serbia and a Visiting Professor at Washington and Lee University, in Lexington, Virginia and at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade. She has worked in the Ministry of Justice in Serbia and as a consultant for the World Bank, European Commission and the OSCE.
Willingness to take PhD students
Aleksandra Cavoski is happy to supervise postgraduate research students interested in environmental and EU law. Aleksandra also welcomes proposals on the intersection between law and science and law and language, especially in the field of environmental law.
Potential students are invited to contact Dr Cavoski via email to discuss their research proposals prior to submitting official applications.
Current PhD students
• Yunxiang Shi - The effectiveness of Chinese policies on renewable energy and energy efficiency in the context of WTO legal system
• Indria Wahyuni - Impacts of the Decentralisation on Oil and Gas Mining Activities in Indonesia
• Ryan Dean - Hydraulic fracturing, environmental harm and public health
• Menes Muzan - Rethinking Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law and its Implications on the Legal Framework for Combating Desertification in Nigeria
• Love Alfred – Making the case for the Local Content use for Renewable Energy Development in Developing Countries
• Edward Clay - Understanding Translation as a Propagating Factor in Contact-Induced Language Change through Diachronic Corpora of English, French and Italian Texts on the Subject of Migration Produced by the European Union Institutions