Maria Grahn-Farley


Department of Law
Visiting address
Vasagatan 1
41124 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 650
40530 Göteborg

About Maria Grahn-Farley

Visiting Professor (tenured)

* Child Rights, Legal Theory, and Social Advocacy (Book, forthcoming) Cambridge University Press (2024)

* The Human Rights Claim in Climate Justice: An Argument for Reintroducing the Principle of Anti-Discrimination and Strengthening the Anti-Domination Principle when Children Go to Court, Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, Vol. 25, 2022.

Grants Awarded:

* Coordinator of HRJust (3,000 000 €).

HRJust is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101094346.

*Awarded 1,5 million Sek (£150,000) research award from the Swedish National Bank (declined the award because my move to Leeds Law School) (2021).

* Winner of the annual academic book award – prize money 150 000 Sek (£15,000). (2019) for Barnkonventionen – en kommentar (Child Rights Convention – a commentary).

*Human Rights Award: Child Trafficking and The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Minnesota University School of Law, 2 April 2010.

*Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship (UCHRI residential) University of California.

* Harvard Law School Gammon Fellowship (2004 – 2005) Awarded for high academic achievement.

Academic Degrees:

Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D) Harvard Law School

Masters of Laws (LL.M.) Harvard Law School

Masters of Laws (LL.M.) Gothenburg University

Docent, Associate Professor Uppsala University