Magali Dreyfus is a CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research _ http://www.cnrs.fr) research fellow since 2013. She is originally based at CERAPS (Center for European Research on Administration, Politics and Society) - Lille University in France, but she is currently a Visiting fellow at GRIPS (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies) in Japan.
Her research interests lie in local governments and decentralization, multilevel environmental governance and energy law. In particular, she works on the broad topic of “cities and climate change” applying a legal analysis.
Dr Dreyfus holds an LLM from Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne University and received her PhD in Law from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy (2010). Prior to joining CNRS, Dr Dreyfus worked at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Austria as a research scholar and four years, at the United Nations University-Institute for Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) in Japan, as a Postdoctoral Fellow (JSPS Postdoctoral fellowship, AXA Research Fund Postdoctoral fellowship).