Antonio Coco is a Visiting Scholar at the Blavatnik School of Government and a Junior Research Fellow at St Peter’s College, Oxford. He joined the University of Oxford in 2017 as Departmental Lecturer in Law. In January 2020, he was appointed Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex.
From February 2016 to January 2017, he was a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School, thanks to the “Doc.Mobility” fellowship provided by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). Previously, he worked as a legal assistant to the Special Rapporteur on Protection of Persons in the event of Disasters at the UN International Law Commission (2012), and at the Chambers of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (2010). Antonio is admitted to practice law in Italy, where he has worked as a defence counsel.
Antonio holds a Ph.D in Law from the University of Geneva (summa cum laude, 2019), an LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights from the Geneva Academy (summa cum laude, 2012) and a Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Catania (summa cum laude, 2010).