Dr Antoinette Scherz

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Dr Antoinette Scherz

Former Research Fellow & Permanent Member of the Board of Directors

As of October 2017, Antoinette Scherz moved to a position at the University of Oslo, where she works as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the PluriCourts - Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order.

Antoinette studied philosophy, social psychology and international law in Zurich and Geneva. She received her Ph.D. in Political Philosophy from the University of Zurich for her thesis “The Contribution of Normative Theory to the Institutional Design of Multilateral Democracy: An Evaluative Framework for the European Union”. During her doctorate, she visited McGill University and the Center for Human Values at Princeton University.

Antoinette's research expertise is in international political theory as well as in democratic theory in particular international legitimacy, institutional design, and the concept of peoples.

Selected publications