Zerrin Savaşan

Assoc. Prof., International Relations, Selçuk University

Zerrin Savaşan is currently working as an Assoc. Prof. (Public International Law) in the Department of International Relations, Sub-department of International Law, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Selçuk University in Konya, Turkey. She is member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature(IUCN) World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL); founder&coordinator, Academy of Environmental Studies, Volunteer Youth Community; Consultation Council Member, Turkish Bar Association, Commission on Environment and Urban; founding Member of the Environmental Peacebuilding Association; member of the INECE and also INECE Correspondent, and also research fellow for Earth System Governance Project. As she specifically studies on environmental law& policies, climate law&policies; she also conducts works as EU Climate Ambassador; Climate Leader/Mentor for the Alliance for Climate Protection/The Climate Reality Project; and Mentor for ASIL WILIG Mentoring Program. She obtained her PhD degree from the Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University (METU); her master’s degree from the Department of European Studies, METU; and her bachelor’s degree from law Faculty, Ankara University. Her postdoc research was conducted at the Institute for Transnational Legal Research (METRO), Law Faculty, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands, PhD research at the Max Planck Comparative Public Law and International Law Institute, Heidelberg University, Germany; and at the Center for Environmental Studies, Vrijie University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.