Stephanie B. Leinhardt is a doctoral candidate in law at the University of Basel. She holds degrees in law from the University of Basel (MLaw), the Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg (LL.M.) as well as from the Université de Strasbourg (Master Droit et études européennes), and spent a semester at the Université Panthéon-Assas in Paris. She is currently working as a research assistant while writing her doctoral thesis in the area of international environmental law and human rights law. The focus of her recent research activities has mainly been in public international law, international environmental law, human rights law, and international investment law.