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    Research Statement

    My research interests centre responses to international crimes and mass human rights violations.

    I am currently an investigator on two projects researching transitional justice issues within Cambodia. The first: ‘Restoring Cultural Property and Communities after Conflict (, examines the destruction of the Cham group’s cultural heritage during the Khmer Rouge regime. 

    The second: ‘Whose Voices are Heard?’ (   examines representations of victimhood within sites of dark tourism in Cambodia.

    I am also interested in responses to sexualised and gender based violence, and in particular in the ways in which international criminal law has addressed these specific forms of violence.

    My book, ‘Victims, Atrocity and Justice: Lessons from Cambodia’ will be published by Routledge in September 2018.




    Criminology (UG) (Module Coordinator)

    Transitional Justice (LLM and JD) (Module Coordinator)

    Evidence (UG)

    Evidence (MLaw) 

    International Human Rights Law (LLM)



    Advisor of Studies 3rd Year Single Honours 

    Personal Tutor 

    Coordinator of LawPod (

    Deputy Director of the Human Rights Centre

    Member of the Gender, Justice and Society Network



    PhD in Law (QUB) 2016

    Diploma in Scottish Legal Practice (University of Edinburgh) 2012

    LLM in Public International Law (University of Leiden) 2010

    LLB Scots Law (1st Class Hons) (University of Dundee) 2009

    Willingness to take PhD. students


    PhD projects

    I am particularly willing to supervise PhD students with an interest in transitional justice, sexual and gender based violence or green criminology. Students with an interest in Southeast Asia would be particularly welcome.

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