Marco Odello is a Reader in Law at the Department of Law & Criminology, Aberystwyth University, UK. He teaches International Law, International Human Rights, European Law and Comparative Public Law in Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. He is the Department Director of Research, Deputy Director of the Centre for European Studies and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is General Editor of the “Cambrian Law Review” and member of the editorial board of “Revista Internacional de Mediación”. He is also Visiting Fellow at the University of Cagliari (Italy) and Research Associate at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London. He has taught International and Comparative Law, International Organisations, International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, in various universities, including the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico City, and the University of Piura (Peru). He has been guest lecturer at the Central University of Venezuela (Caracas), at the University of Maracaibo (Venezuela), at the Universities of Oviedo, Madrid, Valencia, Jaén (Spain), at the University of Utrecht (The Netherlands), University of Lund (Sweden), at the Catholic University of Lille (France), at Swansea University and at Viadrina University (Frankfurt Oder). He is regularly invited to give lectures and presentations to international teaching and training programmes. He has been a Researcher at the European Public Law Center (Athens), and at the Centre for Conflict and Security Law, University of Nottingham. He has worked and co-operated with international institutions, such as the Italian Committee for Unicef (Rome), the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (Rome), the Institute for University Cooperation (Rome), the Collège universitaire Henry Dunant (Geneva), and the International Institute of Humanitarian Law (San Remo).