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Senior Lecturer in Law, The Open University

Anne holds a German law degree and an LLM and PhD in European Union Law from the University of Sussex. She is a Lecturer in Law at The Open University and has taught at Coventry University London Campus and the University of Sussex.
Her PhD research focuses on European Union citizenship and in how far it functions as a constitutional right giving particular consideration to Court of Justice of the European Union case law. In the wider sense, she is interested in comparative research engaging with the UK's constitutional framework and that of continental Europe, with a particular focus on Germany.


  • 2020–present
    Senior Lecturer in Law, The Open University
  • 2013–2020
    Lecturer in Law, The Open University
  • 2010–2013
    Teaching Assistant, University of Sussex


  • 2018 
    University of Sussex, PhD Legal Studies
  • 2010 
    University of Sussex, LL.M. European Union Law


  • 2020
    Citizenship in the European Union Constitutionalism, Rights and Norms, Edward Elgar Publishing

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Legal Scholars
  • Higher Education Academy