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Natasha Simonsen

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Lecturer in Law, New College

Natasha teaches Tort Law, Constitutional Law and European Human Rights Law at undergraduate level, and Criminal Justice, Security and Human Rights at graduate level. Her doctoral research concerns the distinction between torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Natasha is admitted to practice as a lawyer in NSW, Australia and previously worked for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in Sydney. She has worked as a consultant on human rights and criminal justice for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR), the Government of Pakistan, and for NGOs in Pakistan and Iraq.


New project: Fiction and Human Rights

Natasha Simonsen (Stipendiary Lecturer in Law at New College) and Tessa Roynon (Research fellow at the Rothermere American Institute) have secured funding for an interdisciplinary project on 'Fiction and Human Rights' […]


Teaching: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Criminal Law; Human Rights Law; Public International Law; Tort

Research: Natasha's doctoral research on torture and inhuman or degrading treatment considers the intersection between human rights, criminal justice and national security.

Other details

Correspondence address:

New College
Holywell Street,

other affiliation(s):

St Peter's College

Oxford Human Rights Hub

Centre for Criminology

Link to personal web site

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