Marzia Scopelliti



PhD Researcher


International Law


Universidad Complutense de Madrid


Marzia Scopelliti is a PhD researcher in International Law at the Complutense University of Madrid. Her research examines the participation of non-State actors (primarily Arctic IPs) in international climate governance, also exploring the emerging relationship between global warming and the enjoyment of Human Rights. Originally from Italy, she received her MSc Degree in International Relations from the University of Milan, in 2015. During her studies she has held a research intern position at the Complutense University of Madrid, working on the project “The Race for the Arctic: International Law Issues Considering Climate Change” (DER2012-36026). She has also contributed to some collective works and academic journals with publications related to her research interests: International Environmental Law, Arctic Governance and Climate Change Law. In fall 2017, Marzia is Research Fellow at the Polar Cooperation Research Centre of the Kobe University, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Japan.