Professor Jo Shaw honoured as Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Law School's Salvesen Chair of European Institutions is one of the 66 new RSE fellow

Edinburgh Law School's Professor Jo Shaw has been elected as one of 66 new Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).

The RSE, founded in 1783, is Scotland's most academic society, and currently has around 1,600 Fellows drawn from a range of disciplines and countries.

Professor Shaw has over thirty years of distinguished academic experience. Before joining Edinburgh Law School, Jo was Professor of European Law and Jean Monnet Chair at the University of Manchester. She is on the editorial board for the European Law Review, co-edits a major book series for Cambridge University Press and until 2005, she convened the Academic Awards Committee of the British Federation of Women Graduates.

Between 2018-2020, Professor Shaw will developing a research project entitled "Building Citizenship Regimes: A global remapping for the 21st century", with support from a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship.

Dean and Head of Law School Professor Martin Hogg has commented: "Fellowship is a prestigious honour, and it recognises the very high regard in which Jo is held as a scholar and a teacher. On behalf of us all, I extend the School's best wishes and congratulations to Jo!"