Delia Ferri is a Professor of Law at Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology, where she acts as Director of the Postgraduate Research Programmes in Law. Since March 2020, she is the co-Director of the MU Assisting Living & Learning (ALL) Institute. She also holds an affiliated researcher position at Institute of Law, Politics and Development (DIRPOLIS) of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Italy) and she is an international fellow at the Burton Blatt Institute of Syracuse University (USA). Delia has authored several academic publications on the rights of people with disabilities, participatory processes, and cultural diversity. She has taken part into different academic research projects and policy-oriented studies, and she is currently Principal Investigator of the project entitled Protecting the Right to Culture of Persons with Disabilities and Enhancing Cultural Diversity through European Union Law: Exploring New Paths (DANCING) funded by the European Research Council.