Research

Research interests:

  • Gender, human rights, and global governance
  • International justice, gender-based violence, witness testimony
  • Transnational women’s rights campaigns and grassroots activism in East Africa
  • Critical IR theory; transnational feminist theory
  • Qualitative and interdisciplinary methodologies

Peer reviewed publications:

  • Language Work at International Criminal Courts, International Feminist Journal of Politics (advance access)

Other publications:

  • A Deeper Silence, a review article on research literature on women after genocide in Rwanda in Women’s Review of Books, Autumn 2013.

Current research projects include:

  • Contesting the Norms of International Criminal Justice: Dissent at the Special Court for Sierra Leone (with Latha Varadarajan)
  • ‘Unspeakable Suffering’: Sexual Violence, Survivor Testimony, International Justice in Africa (book manuscript in process), a study of the ways in which victims of sexual violence in conflicts in Central Africa have sought legal redress through international tribunals and courts.
  • Investigating and Reporting ‘Violence Against Women’ in the Great Lakes Region Conflicts: Towards an Intersectional Analysis.
  • Human Rights Investigations on Trial: Human Rights Reports and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (with Carrie Booth Walling)