Dr Andi Hoxhaj is a Lecturer in Law at the University College London, Faculty of Laws, and teaches in the European Union Law, Public Law, and Tort Law modules. He was previously a Fellow in Law at the University of Warwick Law School and a recipient of “The Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence 2021”.
Dr Hoxhaj has a number of peer-reviewed articles published in leading academic journals on the rule of law, anti-corruption, academic freedom, authoritarianism, migration, European enlargement policy and the Western Balkans, and he is an author of a book entitled, “The EU Anti-Corruption Policy: A Reflexive Governance Approach (Routledge, 2020)”.
In April 2018, Dr Hoxhaj was awarded the British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award for a project entitled “The UK—Western Balkans post-Brexit.” His insight on corruption, good governance, EU enlargement, and the migration of young people in the Western Balkans was referred to in a UK parliamentary inquiry report “The UK and the future of the Western Balkans” in 2018.
His current research project is entitled "Albanian Migrants in the UK," and it is funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council and supported by UCL Public Policy. He is regularly quoted in the media, and he has given evidence several times before the UK Parliamentary Committees on issues related to the Western Balkans.
Dr Hoxhaj was appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in The King's New Year Honours List 2024 for his services to the UK and Albania relations. His research and work contributed in shaping parts of "The UK-Albania Joint Communique: Enhancing Bilateral Cooperation in Areas of Common Interest" singed by both by the Prime Ministers of the UK and Albania in December 2022.
Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE)