Evelyne Schmid is a Professor of Public International Law at the University of Lausanne. She was previously based at the Universität Basel, Bangor University, and at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.
Professor Schmid's research interests include positive obligations in international law, economic and social rights, in particular during armed conflicts and their aftermath, and international law and domestic law-making, particularly in multi-level systems. She is currently working on state responsibility for omissions and on two interdisciplinary books concerning the engagement of subnational political authorities with human rights treaties.
Professor Schmid was Vice-President of the European Society of International Law and also acted as the project coordinator for the International Criminal Court's Legal Tools Project at TRIAL International. She is the author of Taking Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Seriously in International Criminal Law (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law, 2015), which received the Christiane-Rajewsky Award in 2016.