Lehte Roots, senior lecturer
e-mail: lehte dot roots at taltech dot ee
tel: +372 620 2422
Dr. Lehte Roots is an Associate Professor of Tallinn Law School. She has obtained her PhD in Law and Master in Research, in European University Institute in Florence, Italy and Master in Public Management Degree in Potsdam University in Germany. She has worked as a lawyer for private company and NGOs, hold director positions at non-governmental, private and university sectors. She has been project manager and coordinator in different international research projects related to application of EU law. She is also Member of the Sientific Board of a journal named Studii Europene, Center of European Studies, Member of the Board of Tallinn Law School and member of the Board of Curricula development and Head of the Thesis Committe.
Topics of supervision: EU law, including EU migration and asylum law, free movement of EU citizens, citizenship, equal treatment, enlargement and other EU related matters
Selection of publications:
- Roots, L; Dumbrava, C. (2016). E-Citizenship opportunities in the changing technological environment. In: Kerikmäe, T; Rull, A. (Ed.). The Future of Law and eTechnologies (119−136). Springer-Verlag Heidelberg.
- Roots, L. (2016). Mapping the Migration Issues: EaP Policy as a Tool for Regulation. In: Kerikmäe, T., Chochia, A. (Ed.). Political and Legal Perspectives of the EU Eastern Partnership Policy (119−136). Springer Verlag.
- Roots, L. (2015). The New Eurodac Regulation: Fingerprints as Source of Informal Discrimination. Baltic Journal of European Studies, 5 (2), 108−129.