Elina Pirjatanniemi is an active academic and appreciated teacher with a wide interest in law and society. Her expertise covers a broad area including fundamental and human rights, criminal justice and environmental issues. She also has solid experience in fundraising and networking.
Member of Board since 2012
Education and qualification
Title of Docent (Criminal Law) University of Turku. Doctor of Laws, University of Turku. Master of Laws, University of Turku. Master of Political Sciences (Public International Law as a major subject), Åbo Akademi University.
Head of Department, Department of Law, Åbo Akademi University, 1.1.2010−
Director of the Finnish Graduate School in Human Rights Research, 1.1.2010–
Armfelt Professor of Constitutional and International Law, Åbo Akademi University, 1.5.2009−
Director of the Institute for Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University, 1.9.2008−