Researchers and research fellows

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altDr. Stuart Casey-Maslen
Head of Research


Stuart Casey-Maslen is Head of Research at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. He is an international lawyer specialising in weapons law and the international law of law enforcement. He has written a commentary on the 1997 Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention and co-edited a commentary on the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions, both published by Oxford University Press. He has edited a book on weapons under international human rights law and is co-editing a book on nuclear weapons under international law, both due to be published in 2013 by Cambridge University Press.

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Dr.Sandra Kraehenmann
Research Fellow


Sandra Krähenmann is a Research Fellow at the Academy focusing on the development of criteria and indicators in order to determine the existence of armed conflicts as well as conflict-affected and high risk areas. Previously, Sandra worked at the law of armed conflict section of the Swiss Ministry of Defense, as a consultant for the International Commission of Jurists and as a teaching assistant at both the Geneva Academy and the University of Geneva.

 

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Thomas Unger
Researcher



Thomas Unger is currently working as a researcher on transitional justice and as an adviser to the UN Special Rapporteur on Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence. Thomas Unger has worked before as a legal adviser to the Austrian Foreign Ministry on human rights and international humanitarian law. He was also engaged as a senior associate with the International Center for Transitional Justice. He has been working as a legal system monitor with the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, as well as a legal clerk with the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICTY.
 

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altIlya Nuzov
Researcher


Ilya Nuzov is a researcher with the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and a PhD student in International Law at the University of Geneva, under the joint direction of Professor Paola Gaeta and Dr. Frank Haldemann. His main research area concerns transitional justice in Eastern Europe, with an emphasis on Russia. Prior to joining the Academy, he represented plaintiffs in civil rights class actions in U.S. Federal and state courts. He received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and is admitted to the New York bar.

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altMaya Brehm
Researcher


Maya Brehm is a Geneva Academy researcher focusing on the development of the Weapons Law Encyclopaedia. Prior to joining the Academy, Maya led a research project at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research on the protection of civilians from the effects of explosive weapons. Previously, she worked as protection delegate with the International Committee of the Red Cross and with civil society organizations in the field of arms control and disarmament in Geneva and abroad.

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Alice Priddy

Alice Priddy
Researcher


Alice Priddy has been a researcher at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights since January 2011. Alice graduated with an LL.M in international human rights law and public international law from University College London in 2010. She completed her undergraduate degree in law at Southampton University, England.

 

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altDr. Christophe Golay
Research Fellow


Christophe Golay is the Coordinator of the Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at the Academy. His main research areas are related to the right to food, access to justice for victims of human rights violations and the work of the UN Special Procedures on economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR). He is undertaking research for the Swiss Government on ESCR and is teaching Professional Trainings in ESCR at the Academy

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