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Annalisa Verza

Associate Professor

Department of Legal Studies

Academic discipline: IUS/20 Philosophy of Law

Curriculum vitae

Prof. Annalisa Verza (July 13, 1969)

CIRSFID, University of Bologna

Via Galliera, 3, I-40126 Bologna, Italy

Phone: 0039-051-277213; Fax: 0039-051-260782; E-mail:


Current Academic Position: Associated Professor, University of Bologna



2000 - I.T.A.L.S. Didactics certificate, Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia.

1998 - Ph.D. (doctorate) in Philosophy of Law (University of Milano); Dissertation: Liberal Neutralism - The Anglo-American Debate; Supervisors: Silvana Castignone, Mario Jori.

1994 - First Degree. University of Bologna, Faculty of Law. Summa cum laude. Thesis in Philosophy of Law: Hart e i suoi critici - Il dibattito su diritto e morale.

1988 - High School Diploma at the "Celio" Liceo Ginnasio Statale for Humanities and Classics, Rovigo.


Professional and Scientific Experience

2006 – Member of the Scientific Committee of the Doctorate in Bioethics, University of Bologna.

2003 - Organizes by the Law Faculty, University of Bologna, two sessions of "I mercoledì di Irnerio".

From 2003, Associate editor of Ratio Juris. An International Journal of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. Blackwell Publishers, Oxford.

2001-2002-2003 – Organizer of Seminars on “People, Territory and Law in the Jewish and Muslim Tradition”, Law Faculty, University of Bologna.

2001 to-date – Appointed as Associated Professor in Sociology of Law, Bologna University (in Ravenna).

2001 – Awarded a Research position at the Bologna University, Faculty of Law

1999 - Appointed for a series of English Seminars in Philosophy of Law, University of Bologna.

1999 - Post-Doctoral grant for researches (two years) in Philosophy of Law. University of Bologna.

1999 - Member of the Editorial Staff of Ratio Juris. An International Journal of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law (Basil Blackwell: Oxford).

1998-1999-2000 - Chair Assistant and Tutor (Bologna University, Faculty of Law, Chair of Philosophy of Law; University Carlo Cattaneo, Faculty of Economy, Degree in Law, Chair of Philosophy of Law; Padua University, Diploma di laurea in Operatore giuridico d'impresa: History of Commercial Law).

1997 - Visiting Scholar at Oxford University (supervisor: Joseph Raz).

1996 - Appointed as General Treasurer of the IVR (International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy), and later on as Secretary General.

1996 - Visiting Scholar at Oxford University (supervisor: Joseph Raz).

1995 - Member of the CIRFID (Interdepartmental Research Centre in Philosophy of Law and Legal Computer Science: University of Bologna).

1994 - "Cultore della materia" at the Chair of Philosophy of Law in Bologna University (Faculty of Law).


Grants and Awards

2001 - Foreign Affairs Minister Summer Scholarship Winner, University of Tel Aviv (summer 2001).

1999 - 2001 - Post-Doctorate Scholarship Holder at the Faculty of Law, University of Bologna.

1997 - C.N.R. Short-term Fellowship at the Balliol College, Oxford University, U.K.

1995 - 1998 - Grant for the Ph.D. in Analytic Philosophy and General Theory of Law (Philosophy of Law), University of Milan.

1994 - "Felice Battaglia" Prize for the best thesis in Philosophy of Law, University of Bologna.

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