Daria is a lecturer in energy law and the co-director of the Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law. She joined the Law School as a lecturer in January 2017. Prior to that, Daria carried out PhD research at the University of Aberdeen. Daria's main research interests are in energy, environmental law and human rights. Her current research focuses on the climate change and energy law, indigenous rights, and the effectiveness of international law. Daria holds an LLB (National Law Academy of Ukraine, 2012) and an LLM in Public International Law (University of Groningen, 2013). She gained professional experience in energy consultancy and legal practice. Daria has published extensively on environmental and energy governance, and acts as an academic peer reviewer for journals in international and energy law. Daria is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is a member of the UK Environmental Law Association, World Commission of Environmental Law, and International Law Association.
Effectiveness of Intenrational Environmental Agreements
Oil Spill Prevention, Preparedness and Response Regulation
Daria’s main research interests are in how the regulation of the energy sector can help protect the environment and human rights. She has published extensively on the environmental and human rights impacts of oil and gas production, including studies on the Arctic region and on indigenous rights in Guyana. Daria is currently working on a manuscript on fossil fuels phase out in light of climate and energy law.