Dr Carola Glinski is a researcher at the Centre of Enterprise Liability at the University of Copenhagen. She graduated as a fully qualified German lawyer in 1997 and also holds a master diploma in development politics. Prior to her current position, she has mostly worked at the University of Bremen, between 2000 and 2014. In 2010, she obtained her doctorate with a thesis on legal effects of transnational production standards. Her research focuses on the tensions between trade and investment law and social and environmental standards, and on democratic governance in the EU and within the international sphere.