Dr Dagilyte is an expert in European Union (EU) constitutional, human rights, and internal market law. Educated in Lithuania, Sweden and the United Kingdom, she has also trained at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg. Dr Dagilyte's research focuses in particular on European solidarity, EU citizenship and human rights, free movement of persons and welfare state.
In the past, she acted as a country expert on the European Commission’s projects, consulted non-governmental organisations and attracted research funding from the SLSA and UACES. Currently, she is carrying out research for the Migrant Workers’ Mapping Project, commissioned by the Rosmini Centre Wisbech. Dr Dagilyte's work will contribute to the wider multi-agency two-year project led by the Fenland District Council (sponsored by the Controlling Migration Fund) that aims to understand migration in Fenland better, in preparation for post-Brexit challenges.
Besides EU law, Dr Dagilyte is also interested in legal education, in particular using technology for teaching, learning and assessment, and sits on the Steering Group of the Legal Education Research Network. In 2015, Egle was named as one of the Top 50 UK higher education social media influencers by Jisc, which is the UK's expert body for digital technology and digital resources in higher education, further education and research.