+++ Dr. Maria Gwynn, MJur (Oxon) is currently on leave. During this time, contact Esra Tarim+++
+++ Dr. Maria Gwynn, MJur (Oxon) ist derzeit von Ihren Tätigkeiten am Institut freigestellt. Bitte kontaktieren Sie Frau Tarim+++
Dr. Maria A. Gwynn, MJur (Oxon) joined the Institute for Public International Law in October 2018. She is currently on leave following her appointment as a member of the Governing Council of ITAIPU by decree of the President of Paraguay.
Her areas of interests are international law and international relations, focusing on diverse areas such as shared natural resources (especially international water law); international treaties; renewable energy and climate change; the international investment framework; international dispute settlement mechanisms, international arbitration; and international sports law.
She was previously an Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellow (2016-2018): Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government and SCR Research Associate, University College, University of Oxford (2017-2018); and at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, US (2016-2017).
She also currently holds positions as (i) International Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) (ii) Senior Research Associate at the Global Economic Governance Programme, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and (iii) Professor of the Strategic Studies Institute of Paraguay (iii) Representative to the Paraguayan National Climate Change Commission on behalf of ITAIPU.
“Adapting Watercourse Agreements to Developments in International Law: The Case of the Itaipu Treaty” Brill Research Perspectives in International Water Law. Vol 4. Issue 1, 2019
“Power in the International Investment Framework” (Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016)
“Contratos Internacionales para el sector Privado” (Editorial El Lector Asuncion-Paraguay 2007)
“Bilateral Investment Treaties of South American Countries and their Consequences at the International Level” Publication with Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany, 2015.
(Forthcoming) “Settlement of Water-Related Disputes in International Law” In: Russell Buchan Daniel Franchini Nicholas Tsagourias (eds), The Changing Character of International Dispute Settlement: Challenges and Prospects. Cambridge University Press.
(Forthcoming) "La Adaptación de Tratados sobre Usos de Ríos Internacionales - para Producción de Energía Hidroeléctrica - al Derecho International". In Miguel Carter (ed), Itaipu. Causa Nacional. La Riqueza Energética Perdida del Paraguay. De Caras a la Revisión del 2023. Editorial Intercontinental, Paraguay.
(2017) “Susan Strange: Trade as a Secondary Structure”. Book Chapter in German language. In: Handelspolitik und Welthandel in der Internationalen Politischen Okonomie (ed Holger Janusch). Springer VS. Read the english version here.
“Susan Strange: Trade as a Secondary Structure”. Book Chapter in German language. In: Handelspolitik und Welthandel in der Internationalen Politischen Okonomie (ed Holger Janusch). Springer VS, 2017
“UNCITRAL and the Possibility of Returning to the Multilateral Regulation of Foreign Investments”, Vol. 4 of the “Proceedings of the Congress of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law”, 2017