Kaisa  Huhta

Kaisa Huhta


Senior Researcher and Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Fellow

Yhteiskuntatieteiden ja kauppatieteiden tiedekunta, Oikeustieteiden laitos

kaisa.huhta@uef.fi | 050 594 7271

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Dr. Kaisa Huhta is a Senior Researcher and an Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Fellow at the UEF Law School and at the Centre for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law, where her research focuses on EU energy law. Her research in the nexus of EU law and the energy sector has produced publications on State aid law, free movement law, competence and institutional issues in EU law, the regulation of new energy technologies and energy investment, security and consumers in EU law. Her broader research objective is understanding the roles of law in governing the energy sector and the low-carbon energy transition in the EU. Dr. Huhta is the Principal Investigator in the EUJUST project, funded by the Academy of Finland, which studies EU law as an instrument for energy justice.

Dr. Huhta has published in top level international journals such as the European Law Review, the International and Comparative Law Quarterly and Global Environmental Change. In total, she has published more than 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, books, book chapters, expert statements and other publications. She has been a visiting researcher at the University of Oxford, the European University Institute (EUI), the University of Tilburg, the University of Iceland and the University of Waikato.

Dr. Huhta’s lecturing responsibilities at the UEF Law School has covered courses in general EU law as well as energy law. She supervises Master’s theses in energy law and EU law. She also teaches research methodologies to doctoral researchers. Dr. Huhta actively carries out consultancy work in the field of EU and Finnish energy law. In addition to her research and consultancy work, Dr. Huhta frequently speaks at international conferences, seminars and training events.


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