JiC Contributors

JiC has been fortunate enough to post a number of thought-provoking and insightful guest-posts from a diversity of people with a broad range of backgrounds and interests:

  • Dawood Ahmed is a Solicitor (non-practicing) and a research associate at the Center on Law and Globalization.
  • Kara Apland is a former Fulbright scholar and studied Human Rights at the London School of Economics. She has worked with the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Ghana and Liberia, and also completed the Arthur Liman Public Interest Fellowship at the International Center for Transitional Justice in New York.
  • Catherine Baker is a Lecturer in 20th Century History at the University of Hull (from August 2012). Catherine is the author of Sounds of the Borderland: Popular Music, War and Nationalism in Croatia since 1991 (Ashgate, 2010) and of a number of articles on international intervention and on popular culture.
  • Holly Dranginis is a law student at Berkeley Law School and a researcher at the Berkeley Human Rights Center. She was a consultant for the ICC in 2008 and led capacity building initiatives in Northern Uganda with intermediaries and international nongovernmental organizations in 2009-2010. She also interned for the prosecution in the Charles Taylor case.
  • Salvador Herencia Carrasco holds an LL.M. from the University of Ottawa and is a legal adviser of the Andean Commission of Jurists.
  • Andrew Jillions is finishing up a PhD in International Relations at LSE. His research looks at the nature of constitutional obligations in international law, focusing how a faith in rules constructs the rule of international law. He also spent a brief stint as an intern at the ICTY.
  • Annie Gell is the Leonard H. Sandler fellow in the International Justice Program at Human Rights Watch (HRW). Annie previously lived and worked in Port-au-Prince supporting grassroots women’s groups fighting the epidemic of gender-based violence in post-earthquake Haiti.
  • Alia Al-Khatib, who is a human rights activist and Vassar Maguire Fellow in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Gillian McCall is a London-based researcher in international criminal law. She penned a fascinating post at JiC on whether trials in absentia are legitimate and legal.
  • Peter Quayle is a solicitor specialising in public international law and litigation and the author of an excellent blog on international law.
  • Mariana Rodriguez Pareja is a communications expert and human rights advocate. You can follow her (here) on twitter.
  • Mark Schenkel is a Dutch journalist based in Kampala, Uganda. He covers developments in East Africa for various media in The Netherlands and Belgium.

We are always looking for keen and critical minds to contribute. You could join a growing group of distinguished thinkers!

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