Mary is a lecturer at National Univeristy of Ireland, Maynooth, where she specialises in environmental law. Within this she focuses on environmental governance, agriculture and genetically modified crops, as well as addressing the particular challenges posed by Brexit. Key concerns include sustainability, ethics and legitimacy.
Recent publications include pieces on the multilevel governance of GMOs in the Journal of Environmental Law, the enclosure of plant genetic resources via patenting in the Common Market Law Review and the challenges for environmental governance in Northern Ireland in light of Brexit in the Environmental Law Review.
Mary is currently writing a book on Brexit and Agriculture with Ludivine Petetin from Cardiff Law School for Routledge, has given evidence several times to parliamentary inquiries related to Brexit and is working with NGOs and agribusiness on these issues.
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