Biography

Sophie is a DPhil Candidate (PRS) and Rhodes Scholar at Magdalen College, Oxford. Her doctoral research focuses on the availability of civil remedies for gross human rights violations and is being supervised by Professor Andrew Dickinson. 

Sophie holds a Bachelor of Arts (Peace and Conflict Studies and Studies in Religion) and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) from the University of Queensland, and a Bachelor of Civil Law (Dist) from the University of Oxford. Prior to coming to Oxford, Sophie was a Legal Officer at the Australian Law Reform Commission. She also has work and research experience across the fields of international dispute resolution, strategic human rights litigation, and atrocity prevention. 

Sophie co-convenes the Conflict of Laws Discussion Group.

Research projects