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R. (Roxani) Fragkou, PhD

Assistant Professor
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Dr Roxani Fragkou is currently an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen.

She holds an LLB from the Faculty of Law of the Democritus University of Thrace (Greece) and she has undertaken LLM studies in Public Law at the University Robert Schuman in Strasbourg (LLM thesis under the supervision of Prof. Florence Benoît Rohmer). In 2010, she received her PhD in Public Law from the University of Strasbourg (PhD thesis under the supervision of Prof. Eric Maulin: Euthanasia and the right to refuse medical treatment in respect to the evolution of European comparative law (France, Greece, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and United Kingdom)). In 2015, she undertook a postdoctoral research at the Faculty of Law of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (research field: Assisted reproduction and protection of the in vitro embryo), while from 2017 to 2019 she pursued a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Faculty of Law of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (State Scholarships Foundation, IKY) on the National Human Rights Institutions’ (NHRIs) contribution to the promotion of human rights.

Dr Roxani Fragkou has been employed as a Coordinator/human rights officer at the Greek National Commission for Human Rights (GNCHR). She has also worked at the Faculty of Law and the Institute of Political Studies of the University of Strasbourg contributing to the teaching of Public Law, Constitutional Law and Political Institutions in France and the Comparative Law, while she also taught Applied Ethics. References and foundation: References in bioethics at the European Center for the Study and Teaching of Ethics (CEERE) of the University of Strasbourg. She also teaches law at the Hellenic Open University (HOU), as well as at the Open University of Cyprus (OUC).

She has been qualified as an expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity by the Council of Europe and she is a lawyer at the Athens Bar Association.

She is author of several papers, studies and jurisprudence notes published in Greek, English and French peer-reviewed journals.

She speaks Greek (native speaker), English, French and Spanish.

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