Ingrid Boccardi has been teaching part-time at UCL since 1997, where she obtained her Ph.D in EU Law in 2001. She joined the Faculty full-time in September 2003 and teaches jointly in Laws and in the Department of European Social and Political Studies.
She previously worked for the European Commission in Brussels and has been acting as a source to the BBC and CNN with regard to EU asylum/refugee issues and developments since 2000.
Ingrid's Ph.D focussed on the harmonisation of Asylum Law within the EU legal framework. Her current research interests include the development of a Common European Asylum Policy and issues relating to EU Immigration Policy, European Citizenship and Human Rights.
- Europe and Refugees: Towards an EU Asylum Policy (European Monograph Series, Kluwer Law International, 2002)
- She is also currently preparing a textbook on EU Asylum Law and Policy for the Kluwer European Law Library Series, to be published in 2004/05.
- ‘British Asylum and Immigration Policies: Current Trends and Latest Initiatives', Paper presented at the XII Mediterranean Conference of the European Bars Association, Trani, June 2002, published in the Annual Review of the Association, 2003.
- ‘The European Common Asylum System: one solution for all?', Paper presented at the WG HART Workshop, London, June 2003, Workshop proceedings to be published in March 2004.
- ‘EU Asylum Policy in the Making: Developments after Tampere', commissioned by the Common Market Law Review
- ‘The external dimension of the EU Common Asylum Policy' (working title), commissioned by the European Foreign Affairs Review
- European Union Law
- Introduction to Italian Law
- Italian Public Law
Ingrid Boccardi welcomes approaches for supervision from prospective PhD students; her expertise is in EU Free Movement of Persons and EU Asylum/immigration Policies