Jenny Orlando Salling

Fellow 2023/2025

▌▌▌Phd Canditate at University of Copenhagen

Jenny Orlando-Salling is a Ph.D. Fellow at the University of Copenhagen, where she joined in September 2020. Her research primarily focuses on the enduring impact of colonialism/imperialism on the European legal order, specifically examining the core-periphery dynamic and its interaction with European Constitutionalism.

Before joining the University of Copenhagen, Jenny served in various prestigious roles. She worked at the Permanent Representation of Malta to the EU, where she was Malta’s Representative to several committees including the Nicolaidis Group, Mashreq, Maghreb (MaMa), and Middle East (MOG) from 2015 to 2019. She was also appointed as Deputy Head of Mission and Consul to the Embassy of Malta in Egypt and Sudan for the year 2019-2020.

Jenny holds an undergraduate degree in Law (LLB (Hons.)) from University College London (UCL), where she was awarded two academic excellence awards. She also holds an MSc in Politics and Government in the European Union from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), graduating with Distinction and receiving the Paul Taylor Prize for Overall Performance. During her Ph.D. Fellowship, she completed a Master in Laws (LL.M) at the University of Copenhagen, successfully defending her thesis entitled, ‘Postcoloniality, Memory and Identity in European Constitutionalism – Lessons from Hungary’ in December 2021.

She has lectured undergraduate students in Criminology and Global Challenges in International Law and is open to supervising BA and LLM theses in a variety of subjects. Jenny has also undertaken research stays at the University of Milan  and Princeton University, United States.

Her Ph.D. project is part-funded by the Government of Malta’s TESS Scholarship for the period 2020-2025.

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