Kilian Wagner works as a Researcher and Lecturer (PhD Candidate) at the University of Vienna, Section for International Law and International Relations. His research focus is on International Economic Law and Comparative Public Law (Preliminary working title of the PhD thesis: ‘FDI screening mechanisms to protect security and public order in the pre- and post-establishment phase of international investment law’). In the course of his PhD studies, he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL). Prior to the current position, he worked as a student assistant at the Section for Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Vienna. Furthermore, he completed the judicial clerkship and worked in international law firms in Vienna. He graduated in Law at the University of Vienna and holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Vienna.