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Michael Tolley

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Associate Professor of Political Science

Professor Tolley’s research interests are at the intersection of law and politics. In recent years, he has written on courts in Europe, including the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights.

  • Visiting Scholar. Center for the Study of Law and Society, Law School, University of California, Berkeley, January – May 2011.
  • Excellence in Teaching Award. Northeastern University. June 2003.
  • Visiting Fellow. Wolfson College, University of Oxford. 1996-1997.
  • United Kingdom Association for European Law. Recipient of the “European Law Prize.” 1994 Essay Contest on the theme: “The Legal Implications of Broadening and Deepening the Community.” March, 1995.
  • International Political Science Association. Young Scholars Award for paper delivered at the 1989 Meeting of the IPSA Research Committee on Comparative Judicial Studies. Universityof Lund. Sweden. August, 1989.
  • Paul A. McCoy Prize for Most Outstanding Master’s Thesis. Department of Political Science. The Johns Hopkins University. May, 1987.
  • Graduated with Honors in the External Examination Program. Swarthmore College. May, 1984.
  • Education

    PhD, 1990, Political Science
    Johns Hopkins University

  • Contact

  • Address

    360D RP
    360 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115