Eliana is a Marie Skłodowska Curie post-doctoral fellow at the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL). Her current research explores the interrelation of ecology/economy, violence, and conflict in the theory and practice of international law. She is also interested in legal questions raised by the unequal distribution of natural resources, environmental justice, and human rights and global political economy. She is currently working on a monograph, which builds upon her doctoral dissertation, under contract with Cambridge University Press.
She holds academic qualifications from the National University of Singapore (Ph.D.), where she was a recipient of the NUS Doctoral Research Scholarship, and Catholic University of Milan (LL.B and LL.M). She was a visiting researcher at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge, and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University. She serves as a member of the editorial board of the Asian Journal of International Law.
Prior to joining ACIL, Eliana was a lecturer in the School of Law, Essex University (UK). Before entering academia, she practiced as a lawyer in Milan specialising in white collar and transnational crimes; interned at the International Criminal Court; and worked as a Legal and Policy Officer at the Siracusa International Institute for Human Rights and Criminal Justice.