Prof. Paolo Farah works at West Virginia University (WV, USA) where he teaches climate change, energy and environmental law and policy. Prof. Farah has previously taught public international law, international economic law, international business law, company law and international environmental and energy law at Edge Hill University Department of Law & Criminology in United Kingdom (2012-2014), at University of Milan and Turin in Italy (2003-2011).
He is Director of gLAWcal - Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development, a Non-Profit Research Organization registered in United Kingdom advocating the necessity to balance globalization with sustainable development. Scientific Director and Program coordinator of the Summer Law Institute - Executive Education Training Program held at Peking University, School of Government. Scientific Coordinator of 4 EU commission research funded projects. Editor-in-Chief and Director of the Book Series on "Transnational Law and Globalization" published by Routledge (UK). Consultant for the European Commission in Brussels (2007 to now) and International consultant and legal advisor for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
Prof. Farah holds double PhD in International law from Aix-Marseille University (France) and from Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy), LLM in European Legal Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium) and J.D. from Paris Ouest-La Defense Nanterre University (France). During the academic year 2011-2012, he was Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, East Asian Legal Studies Program. He has been also EU commission Marie Curie Fellow at Tsinghua University Law School (China), the Chinese Research Academy on Environmental Sciences (CRAES) in Beijing (China) and at Peking University in Beijing (China)