Paolo Turrini is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Trento. He obtained both his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Bologna, School of Political Sciences, and his Ph.D. in International and European Law from the University of Florence. From 2009 to 2015 he has been assisting the Chair of International Law at the School of Law of the University of Bologna. He is editorial secretary of the book series The search for law in the international community (published by Editoriale Scientifica), and member of the editorial or scientific boards of the Italian Yearbook of International Law, Questions of International Law, and the University of Bologna Law Review. His areas of academic interest include the history and theory of international law, international economic law (especially trade law), and international environmental law with a particular focus on water resources.