Universiteit Maastricht

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L.B. Waddington (Lisa)

Faculty / Department
  • Law, International and European Law
  • Law
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Phone number: +31 43 3883253

Location: B0.002b

L.B.  Waddington

Professional Career History

Lisa Waddington holds the European Disability Forum Chair in European Disability Law. Professor Waddington’s principal area of interest lies in European and comparative disability law, the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and European and comparative equality law in general. In 2000, she received an ASPASIA award from the NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research). Between 2004 and 2007 she coordinated a large EU research and education project on European non-discrimination law. She also coordinated the involvement of Maastricht University in the FP7 EuRADE project (European Research Agendas expanding Disability Equality) and the Marie Curie Initial Training Network DREAM (Disability Rights Expanding Accessible Markets, 2011-2015). Lisa Waddington is a scholar of the Maastricht Centre for European Law and a member of both the Ius Commune Research School and the Human Rights Research School. Between 1993 and 2004 she was the editor of the Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law. She is currently a board member of a number of Networks and organizations, including the European Network of Legal Experts in the Non-discrimination Field and the Academic Network of European Disability experts. Professor Waddington has been an associate professor at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, in 2000 and will be a visiting professor at the University of Melbourne in 2015.

Research Profile

Lisa Waddington’s principal area of interest lies in European disability law and European equality law. In 2000, she received an ASPASIA award from the NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research). Between 2004 and 2007 she coordinated a large EU research and education project on European non-discrimination law. She also coordinated the involvement of Maastricht University in the FP7 EuRADE project (European Research Agendas expanding Disability Equality) and the ongoing Marie Curie Intial Training Network DREAM (Disability Rights Expanding Accessible Markets).

Publications

Extra Activities

In 2013:
• Online Journal: Social Inclusion: Editorial Board Member
• Dutch Fund for Disabled Children: Supervising / co-authoring report on inclusive education

Lisa Waddington is a scholar of the Maastricht Centre for European Law and a member of both the Ius Commune Research School and the Human Rights Research School. Between 1993 and 2004 she was the editor of the Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law. She is currently a board member of a number of Networks and organizations, including the European Network of Legal Experts in the Non-discrimination Field and the Academic Network of European Disability experts.