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Susanna Mancini

Full Professor

Department of Legal Studies

Academic discipline: IUS/21 Comparative Public Law

Short Bio

Professor Susanna Mancini (Ph.D., European University Institute, 1995; JD, University of Bologna, 1991) holds the Chair of Comparative Constitutional Law at the University of Bologna School of Law, and is a vice president of the International Association of Constitutional Law. She is interested in exploring how race and gender-related social and cultural constructs have shaped the balance of power and privilege in a liberal society, and in the role of the law in perpetuating and/or combating the marginalization of women and of racial, religious, sexual and  linguistic  minorities. Her work explores issue of law and religion, reproductive rights, the partnership of feminism and multiculturalism, self-determination and secession. She has been a member of the Intergovernmental Committee responsible for the drafting of accords with minority denominations (2022-2023). Her latest publications include Constitutions and Religion (Elgar, 2020), The Conscience Wars (Cambridge University Press 2018, with Rosenfeld),  Comparative Constitutional Law. Cases and Materials (with Dorsen Rosenfeld, Sajo and Baer, West, 2022).

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