Dr Oliver Gerstenberg
Reader in Law and Director of the Centre for International Governance
I am a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), University of London (2011-2012).
Formerly I have been LAPA Fellow at Princeton (2004-2005); JKF Fellow at Center for European Studies, Harvard University (2001-2002); J Monnet Fellow at EUI (1999-2000); Wiss. Mitarb. JWG University of Frankfurt/M (1991-1992) and Bremen (1995-2000); Chercheur at Centre de P du Droit, UC de Louvain-la-neuve (1990-1991); and Prom-Stipendum at Gradueirtenfoerderung d.Landes Hessen.
I hold first and second state exams in Law.
I speak English, German (native), French and Italian.
Scholarly and Research Interests
My research interests are in:-
- New Forms of Governance
- Socio-economic Rights
- EU Law
I currently teach on EU Law and Jurisprudence modules.
Gerstenberg, OH (forthcoming 2012 - accepted paper) Negative / Positive Constitutionalism, Fair Balance, and the Problem of Justiciability, International Journal of Constitutional Law.
Gerstenberg, OH; Sabel, CF (2010) Constitutionalising an Overlapping Censensus: The ECJ and the Emergence of a Transnational Constitutional Order, European Law Journal, 16-5, 511-550.
Gerstenberg, OH (2009) The Role of the ECJ in the Protection of Fundemental and Social Rights: Economic Constitutionalism or Deliberative Constitutionalism? In: Callies, Fischer-Lescano and Zumbansen (eds.), Soziologische Jurisprudenz, Festschrift fur Gunther Teubner, 459-474.
Gerstenberg, OH (forthcoming 2012) (The Failure of) Public Law and the Deliberative Turn, After Public Law In: Mac Amhlaigh, C; Michelon, C and Walker N (eds) (Oxford University Press, Constitutional Theory Series).
Under preparation: What Constitutions Can Do: Socio-economic Rights, Courts, and Democratic Experimentalism (ms. 250 pages).
Gerstenberg, OH (1998) 'Private Governance, Democratic Constitutionalism and Supranationalism' (edited with Christian Joerges, EU Commission, COSTA 7.
Gerstenberg, OH (1997) 'Buergerrechte ud Deliberative Demokratie', Frankfurt, Suhrkamp.