Biography

Katie is currently reading for an MSt in Legal Research, under the supervision of Professor Dapo Akande. Her research is in the field of Public International Law and focuses on the jus ad bellum, its evolution, and its implications for the sources of international law.

Katie completed her B.A. in Law with Law Studies in Europe at the University of Oxford, and also holds a Licence en Droit from the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas. She completed her LL.M. in International Legal Studies at Georgetown Law in Washington, D.C., where she was a UK-US Fulbright Scholar.

Before returning to Oxford, Katie worked for the UK Law Commission; as a legal advisor in the legal department of an international organisation; and most recently for a human rights NGO in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Public International Law; Law of Armed Conflict; International Human Rights Law; Legal Theory

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