Susanna Villani, Ph.D., is Post-doc research fellow in EU law at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Bologna (Italy). Moreover, she is Adjunct Professor of EU internal market and international trade law at the Forlì Campus (University of Bologna). Between 2020 and 2022, she worked within the EU funded project #ClimateofChange, dealing with the nexus between migration and effects of climate change. In 2018, she got the PhD in EU law at the University of Bologna in co-tutorship with the National Distance Education University (UNED) in Madrid. Currently, she is member of the Editorial Staff of European Papers and SIDIBlog and staff member of a number of national and international research projects. In 2021, her book entitled ‘The concept of solidarity within EU disaster response law. A legal assessment was published by the Bononia University Press. Current research topics include: EU legal instruments and judicial protection in the field of climate change; the relationship between environmental degradation and migration; sustainable development and trade; international and EU disaster response law; EU external action; interaction between international law and EU law.