Odile is a doctoral student at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland under the supervision of Professor Samantha Besson (Chair of Public International Law and European Law, University of Fribourg). Her doctoral research revolves around the question of how Swiss courts (and domestic courts in general) do and must interpret international law. Since October 2016, Odile is a visiting researcher at the University of Oxford; her academic advisor is Professor Timothy Endicott.

Odile holds a bilingual (French/German) Bachelor (2010) and Master of Law (2013) from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, a Certificate from the Center of Transnational Legal Studies, London (2010-11), and an LLM from Harvard Law School (2016). Besides working as a research assistant at Harvard Law School and at the University of Fribourg, Odile has interned Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, at the Court of Justice of the European Union and in law firms in Switzerland and in the UK. 


Research Interests

Public international law, jurisprudence, constitutional law