Andrea has been a Lecturer in Law at the University of Liverpool since August 2014. She had adjourned this position from August 2015 to February 2017 to pursue a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the National University of Singapore (NUS) jointly funded by the Centre for Law and Business at NUS and by the Competition Commission Singapore. In March 2018 she was a Visiting Researcher at the University of Malaya for which had been awareded competitive funding from the University of Liverpool's Early Career Researcher Fund. She will be taking leave of absence again from August 2018 to work on another research project in Singapore funded by the E W Barker Centre for Law and Business at NUS.
Before joining Liverpool, Andrea received her PhD from the University of Leeds which she passed without corrections and which was shortlisted (top 5) for the Jean Blondel PhD Prize 2015. An extended and up-dated version has been published as a monograph in 2017 (A Gideon ‘Higher Education Institutions in the EU: Between Competition and Public Service’ (Springer/TMC Asser 2017)). During her time as a PhD researcher, Andrea also taught and worked on various research projects (e.g. as Research Officer for the EU funded project ‘European economic and social constitutionalism after the Treaty of Lisbon’ (PI Professor Dagmar Schiek)). Before starting her PhD, Andrea worked, amongst others, for the Secretariat General of the German section of Amnesty International mainly EU matters during the German Council Presidency and for the German Development Service (now German Agency for International Cooperation, GIZ) at the Badan Pendidikan dan Pelatihan Provinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur (Academy for Civil Servants) in Indonesia.