Founded in 2007, OTJR has established itself as one of the most active research groups in Oxford, as well as one of the largest interdisciplinary networks dedicated to transitional justice in the world. The commitment of OTJR's Executive Committee is at the core of the group's success. The current Committee is comopsed as follows:

Convenor: Ivo Gruev, DPhil, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

Student Chairperson: Sameer Rashid Bhat, Master of Public Policy (MPP), Blavatnik School of Government 

Administrative Manager: Katherine Shen, MPhil, Department of Politics and International Relations

External Relations Officer: Gayathree Devi K. T., Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL), Faculty of Law

Web Manager: Rebecca Bunyan, Second year law (Law with German Law), Jesus College

Chief Editor: Tsvetelina van Benthem, DPhil, Faculty of Law

Dr Annelen Micus, Head of Programmes, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights 

Alexander Wentker, Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (MPIL) 

Chae Yun Bae, MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Centre for Criminology 

Jamie Shenk, DPhil, Department of Sociology

Sneha Yanappa, Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL), Faculty of Law

General Members:
Armi Beatriz E. Bayot, DPhil, Faculty of Law

Jessica Anania, DPhil, Department of Sociology


To read full bios of the members, please check the Committee page.