MAIJA DAHLBERG

Postdoctoral Researcher

Doctor of Laws, Senior Lecturer in Constitutional Law and Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Fellow


LL.D Maija Dahlberg works at the UEF Law School as a senior lecturer in constitutional law. After defending her PhD on the judicial legitimacy and legal argumentation of the European Court of Human Rights, Dr Dahlberg has moved onwards by developing legitimacy questions further in the EU human rights law context as well as broadened the research area on comparative transparency questions. Her current research funded by the Academy of Finland focuses on legitimacy and transparency of constitutional interpretation and constitutionality review more broadly.

Beyond academic scholarship, Dr Dahlberg has also been regularly consulted as a constitutional law expert at the Constitutional Law Committee of the Parliament.

Dr Dahlberg teaches courses on Constitutional Law (human rights, European Constitutional Law, law drafting and control of legality) at the University of Eastern Finland Law School. Teaching consists of both public lectures and seminars.

Contact info

Organization

Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Law School

Email

maija.dahlberg@uef.fi

Phone

+358 50 442 3352

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Dr Dahlberg has received personal funding from the Academy of Finland (1/9/2020 - 31/8/2023). The project concerns legitimacy and transparency of constitutional interpretation and constitutionality review more broadly. The method of the research is mainly empirical. See more: Maija Dahlberg: Kohti kokonaisvaltaisempaa käsitystä perustuslain tulkinnasta – perustuslakikontrollin läpinäkyvyys ja legitiimiys Suomessa – Perustuslakiblogi (wordpress.com)   Dr Dahlberg and her Nordic partners also received funding from the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (1/9/2021 - 31/8/2024). The Nordic CONREASON project focuses on Nordic constitutional reasoning, see more: Nordic CONREASON Project - Örebro University (oru.se)  

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