George Nikolou is a DPhil (PhD) student at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on emergencies in constitutional law, comprising mainly of economic crises, national security crises and natural disasters. In particular he examines the courts’ response to public emergencies and the appropriate extent of the relevant judicial review.
More broadly, his academic interests include constitutional theory, legal and political theory and the history of constitutional institutions. He has been funded in his studies by the Foundation for Education and European Culture (IPEP), the Oxford Faculty of Law and the Clelia Haji-Ioannou Foundation. Before starting his DPhil, George completed MJur and MPhil (dist.) degrees at the University of Oxford. He has worked as a trainee lawyer at the Greek Council of State and he is currently a jurisprudence tutor at the University of Oxford.
Originally from Greece George holds an LLM (dist.) in Public Law and an LLB in Law from the University of Athens.