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Sam Adelman

Sam Adelman

Warwick Law School

Sam Adelman teaches and researches climate change, legal theory, and international development law and human rights in the University of Warwick School of Law.
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Siobhan Airey

Siobhan Airey

University College Dublin / Transnational Institute, Amsterdam

Marie Curie Fellow researching the legal nature of the international governance of public international development finance. Completing doctorate in law at University of Ottawa
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Christoph Antons

Christoph Antons

Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle, Australia

Current research on intangible cultural heritage across borders in China and ASEAN; the Indonesian IP system; food security and local knowledge in India and Indonesia
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Karin Arts

Karin Arts

Professor of International Law and Development at the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, part of Erasmus University Rotterdam

Karin studies the role of international law in processes of development and transition, either as promoting change or as guarding the status quo
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Adriaan Bedner

Adriaan Bedner

Van Vollenhoven Institute, Leiden University

Professor (by special appointment) of Law and Society in Indonesia
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Giuseppe Bellantuono

Giuseppe Bellantuono

Università degli Studi di Trento

Professor of comparative law, interested in applying a comparative and institutional diagnostic approach to legal issues of development
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Ward Berenschot

Ward Berenschot

Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies

Works on Access to Justice, Governance, Politics in India and Indonesia
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Joanna Botha

Joanna Botha

Nelson Mandela University

Joanna Botha teaches and researches in human rights law at Nelson Mandela University, South Africa.
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Deborah Casalin

Deborah Casalin

University of Antwerp

LawDev.org editor / LDRn coordinator / PhD researcher & teaching assistant at the University of Antwerp Faculty of Law - Law and Development Research Group
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Tefera Dagnachew

Tefera Dagnachew

University of Regensburg

Ethiopian lawyer/researcher; student of Erasmus Mundus Joint European Masters - Comparative Local Development
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Koen De Feyter

Koen De Feyter

University of Antwerp

Professor Koen De Feyter is the Chair of International Law at the University of Antwerp (Belgium), Faculty of Law - Law and Development Research Group
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Emmanuel De Groof

Emmanuel De Groof

European Centre for Development Policy Management

International lawyer, Constitutional Expert & Policy Officer
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Michelle Du Toit

Michelle Du Toit

Atlantic Fellows

Working on health rights, health care systems and socio-economic rights
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Julie Gibson

Julie Gibson

University of Strathclyde

PhD Candidate at the University of Strathclyde and Research Assistant at the University of Aberdeen, focusing on transboundary water governance and development cooperation
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Jeff Handmaker

Jeff Handmaker

International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University

Senior lecturer / researcher in law, human rights and development
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Anna-Liisa Heusala

Anna-Liisa Heusala

Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki

Doctor of Social Sciences and University Lecturer in Russian Studies at the University of Helsinki
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Carolien Jacobs

Carolien Jacobs

Van Vollenhoven Institute, University of Leiden

Law, governance and development, especially in Africa and in conflict-affected countries
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Stellina Jolly

Stellina Jolly

South Asian University

Researcher and academic in the field of international environmental law, focusing on environmental governance, judicial environmental protection, intersectionalities of water, climate change and disaster
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Ines Kajiru

Ines Kajiru

Mzumbe University Tanzania

Dr Ines is a Lecturer in the field of human rights at the Faculty of Law, Mzumbe University. She holds LLB and LLM from Mzumbe University Tanzania and PhD from the University of KwaZulu-Natal
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Markus Kaltenborn

Markus Kaltenborn

Ruhr-University Bochum

Markus Kaltenborn is Professor of Public Law at Ruhr-University Bochum. His research has a particular focus on social protection law in developing countries.
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Pallavi Kishore

Pallavi Kishore

O.P. Jindal Global University

Dr. Pallavi Kishore is Associate Professor at the Jindal Global Law School, India.
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Jennifer Lander

Jennifer Lander

De Montfort University

Socio-legal researcher working at the intersections of law, development and globalisation, with particular interest in the governance of extractive industries
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Fabiano Teodoro de Rezende Lara

Fabiano Teodoro de Rezende Lara

Federal University of Minas Gerais / IBMEC Business School

Associate Professor at the Federal University of Minas Gerais Faculty of Law and at IBMEC Business School in Minas Gerais
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Nadia Latif

Nadia Latif

Leiden University

International Human Rights Law, Refugees, Humanitarian aid, Development
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Soo-Hyun Lee

Soo-Hyun Lee

Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Aspiring practitioner-scholar weaving together international economics and law to serve the cause of inclusive and sustainable development
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Karina Patricio Ferreira Lima

Karina Patricio Ferreira Lima

Durham University

Doctoral researcher and part-time tutor at Durham Law School. Modern Law Review scholar
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Elizabeth Lwanda-Rutsate

Elizabeth Lwanda-Rutsate

University of Zimbabwe

I am a senior law lecturer with research interests in the area of gender, international human rights law, gender, climate change and sustainable development.
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John Mubangizi

John Mubangizi

University of the Free State

I am the Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of the Free State. My main research interests are human rights and Constitutional Law.
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Likim Ng

Likim Ng

ANU College of Law, Australian National University

PhD candidate and Tutor teaching in the areas of legal theory, critical legal theory and human rights law, and researching on critical legal theory approaches to refugee law
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David Otieno Ngira

David Otieno Ngira

Utrecht University

Undertaking my PhD at Utrecht University School of Law on the overlap between informal and formal justice systems in child justice
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Jeremmy Okonjo

Jeremmy Okonjo

University of Kent

Jeremmy Okonjo is a Lecturer of Law at Kent Law School, University of Kent, and a Visiting/Honorary Research Fellow at Centre for Law, Regulation and Governance of the Global Economy (GLOBE) at Warwick Law School.
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Victor Udemezue Onyebueke

Victor Udemezue Onyebueke

University of Nigeria, Nsukka (and Enugu Campus)

An academic-practitioner in urban planning exploring how ‘law in context’ can facilitate inclusive and socially just planning in Nigeria and the rest of Africa
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Cristina Poncibò

Cristina Poncibò

University of Turin / Turin School of Development, International Training Centre of the ILO

Comparative Law & Development, Private Law & Development, International Legal Technical Assistance (STE Legal Expert)
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Maryna Rabinovych

Maryna Rabinovych

Odessa National University / University of Hamburg

PhD researcher with a keen interest in EU's implementation of the SDGs, rule of law promotion and policy coherence for development
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Jeannette Rodgers

Jeannette Rodgers

University of Birmingham

My PhD thesis focuses on how the differing wartime experiences of children affect the case for their inclusion in transitional justice.
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Jonathan Bashi Rudahindwa

Jonathan Bashi Rudahindwa

SOAS, University of London

Jonathan Bashi Rudahindwa currently teaches General Commercial Law, Foreign Exchange Regulations, Investment Law and OHADA and Regional Integration in Africa at Université Protestante au Congo
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Ajla Skrbic

Ajla Skrbic

University of Travnik Faculty of Law

Early career researcher with experience in International Law and the Rule of law. Dedicated and skilled scientist with an extensive background in these areas
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Paul Stacey

Paul Stacey

Roskilde University / University of Copenhagen

Investigating relationships between policy designs and ideas, and practices and realities
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Celine Tan

Celine Tan

Warwick Law School

Celine Tan is Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Centre for Law, Regulation and Governance of the Global Economy (GLOBE)  at Warwick Law School.
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Gamze Erdem Türkelli

Gamze Erdem Türkelli

University of Antwerp

Gamze Erdem Türkelli is a Research Foundation-Flanders (FWO) appointed post-doctoral researcher at the University of Antwerp Law Faculty and a member of the Law and Development Research Group.
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Bishnu Raj Upreti

Bishnu Raj Upreti

Nepal Center for Contemporary Research (NCCR)

Engaged in teaching and research on development, legal pluralism, conflict & development
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Herlambang P Wiratraman

Herlambang P Wiratraman

Center of Human Rights Law Studies (HRLS) Faculty of Law Universitas Airlangga

Senior Lecturer at Constitutional Law Department and Director of the Center of Human Rights Law Studies (HRLS), Faculty of Law Universitas Airlangga
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Rustam Urinboyev

Rustam Urinboyev

Lund University, Department of Sociology of Law and University of Helsinki, Aleksanteri Institute

I am a researcher interested in studying law and development in post-Soviet societies.
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Irma Johanna Mosquera Valderrama

Irma Johanna Mosquera Valderrama

Institute of Tax Law and Economics, Leiden University

International tax law and comparative tax law in developed and developing countries and global tax governance
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