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Dr Tibisay Morgandi

Dr Tibisay  Morgandi

Centre Fellow

Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

Trinity College Affiliated Postdoc


Dr Tibisay Morgandi is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG) at the University of Cambridge. Her fellowship, sponsored by the Swiss National Science Foundation, looks at State energy activities in international law. She lectures in International Environmental Law in the MPhil in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge and supervises undergraduates in International Law at Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

In November 2017, Dr Morgandi published an original collection of bilateral agreements regulating State activities in the field of energy. The database (available at is part of a research project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, the Philomathia Foundation and the University of Cambridge. More information about the database can be found here

Her research project builds upon her PhD in International Law, which she completed at the Graduate Institute in Geneva in October 2016. Dr Morgandi holds an LLM from Harvard Law School (2014), a Master’s degree in International Law from the Graduate Institute in Geneva (2011) and a Laurea Magistrale in Giurisprudenza from the Catholic University in Milan (2009). She worked as an associate in the Public International Law and in the International Arbitration groups at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (Paris, France). Dr Morgandi was admitted to the Bar in Italy in 2014. Her native languages are Italian and Spanish. She is fluent in English and French and has a basic knowledge of Arabic (Levantine). 

Research Interests

International energy law; natural resources and international conflicts; international environmental law; public international law; international trade law; investment and commercial arbitration 


T Morgandi and J E Viñuales, ‘Legal Aspects of Energy Policy’ in M Politt et al (eds) In Search of ‘Good’ Energy Policy: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Energy and Climate Problems (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018 forthcoming)

L Bartels and T Morgandi, ‘Options for the Legal Form of a WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies’ (Geneva: International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, 2017)