Maurizia De Bellis is Associate Professor in Administrative Law in the Department of Law of the University of Rome II “Tor Vergata”, where she teaches European Administrative Law, Law of Public Finance and Regulation. She has been awarded the National Scientific Qualification [Abilitazione scientifica nazionale] as Full Professor, by unanimous vote of the jury.
She has been fellow and visiting scholar in several universities. She has been Jemolo Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford (2005), she was Global Research Fellow at New York University School of Law (2009-2010) and she was professeur invité at the University of Paris II Panthéon Assas (2018-2019; 2019-2020).
After graduating in Law cum laude (2002) in the University of Pisa, she received a Diploma in Law Studies (2003), also cum laude, from the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa (a prestigious public university which admits a small number of students after a competitive selection and grants a full scholarship). She completed her Ph.D. in Public Law of Economics [Diritto pubblico dell’economica] (2007) in the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. In 2007, she was awarded a research grant [assegno di ricerca] in Administrative Law in the Faculty of Law of the University of Siena. In 2008, she obtained the European Public Law Diploma from the European Public Law Organization (EPLO).
Dr. De Bellis is principal investigator of the research project founded by the University of Rome Tor Vergata on “The Green New Deal: what transformation for the role of public powers?”. She currently participates in the project of relevant national interest [Progetto di rilevante interesse nazionale – PRIN], sponsored by the Italian Ministry of University Autonomous vehicles and new technologies in transport: market design and legal issues, and in the project REGALIEN (Responsibility of Governments, Accountability and Legitimacy In European Nations), of the Ecole de Droit of the University Science Po, Paris. In the past, she participated to several projects funded by the EU (such as the project Betkosol – Better Knowledge and Better Solution, financed by the EU Commission Hercule III, and the Network EU Jean Monnet Academic Research on agencification of EU executive governance (TARN)), the Italian Ministry of Education, and to research projects of the University of Amsterdam and of the University Science Po, Paris.
She is a member of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S), of the European Public Law Organization (EPLO), of the Transnational Administrative Law Network, of the Institute for Research on Public Administration (Istituto di ricerca sulla pubblica amministrazione – IRPA), and of the Centre for Tele-Infrastructure (CTIF) Global Capsule (CGC).
She served as a law clerk at the Italian Constitutional Court (2011-2013).
Her research explores the interaction between global, European and domestic administrative law. In particular, dr. De Bellis focuses on EU agencies and on the regulation of financial markets. Her publications include “The regulation of financial markets” [La regolazione dei mercati finanziari, Milano, Giuffré, 2012, p. xi-491], EU Executive Governance: Agencies and Procedures, (Giappichelli, 2019, co-edited with G. della Cananea and M. Conticelli), and “The inspection powers of EU authorities” [I poteri ispettivi dell’amministrazione europea, Torino, Giappichelli, 2021, p. XXXVI-444), and articles published in the International Journal of Constitutional Law, the German Law Journal, the Asian Journal of International Law, Rivista trimestrale di diritto pubblico and Rivista italiana di diritto pubblico comunitario.