University College of Law’s International Aviation Law Institute will host two
successive Fulbright grantees with the arrival of Turkish Fulbright Student
Program grantee Baris Mesci during the 2016-2017 academic year.
The announcement coincides with the conclusion of Professor
Sarah Jane Fox’s Fulbright term with the institute and return to Coventry
University in England. Fox
holds a PhD in law from the University of Northumbria and specializes in free
movement, transport law and policy—particularly aviation—and conflicting and comparative areas of law and policy.
has been a privilege to have been at DePaul University at the International
Aviation Law Institute for the last six months,” said Fox. “The experience has
been tremendously rewarding, both in the sense of the academic research and the
opportunity to fully immerse myself in U.S. culture. I remain grateful to
my colleagues within the aviation institute for their kindness and support, and
I look forward to collaborating on further ventures and maximizing joint
opportunities in the future.”
her time at DePaul, Fox researched aviation law and policy and related
cross cutting aspects. She
undertook extensive research concerning aeropolitics—international relations, history, politics and the law—particularly related
to Open Skies and further liberalization of air services. Her research also
included the paradoxes of policies and the associated risks of policy change,
or failing to change and advance in a globalized world.
Mesci is a PhD candidate at Istanbul Kultur University in Turkey and will be conducting high-level research and
writing during his stay at IALI. His desired areas of practice include private international law, international commercial arbitration, international investment law and international trade law.
“We have been very fortunate indeed to host Fulbright
grantees at the institute for two years,” said Stephen Rudolph, executive director of IALI. “This is
indicative of the recognition that the institute has received worldwide for its