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Current Doctoral Candidates at the Irish Centre for Human Rights
Adanan, Amina: "The Transitional Nature of Universal Jurisdiction in International Law"
Ahmad Owies, Wesam: "The Role of Corporations in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Colonization, Nationalization, Occupation and Privatization"
Al-Haidari, Bethany: "Perceptions of Freedom among Saudi Citizens"
Al-Mujadi, Reem: "The Influence of the Ideological Misuses of Moral Convictions on Transitional Justice in the Middle East"
Ananthavinayagan, Thamil: "Sri Lanka, the United Nations and human rights: A case study"
Angel Henríquez Leiva, José: 'Is there a way out? Human rights-based approaches to reintegration initiatives of gang members in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. A comparative study'
Angeleri, Stefano: 'The Human Right to Health of Undocumented Migrants: Between Universality and Sovereignty'
Bitorsoli, Marta: 'Transnational Criminal Law: National, Regional and International Prosecutorial Strategies'
Bukauskaite, Jurgita: 'Remaking Universal Human Rights Gender Equality Commitments Into Vernacular: The Case of Domestic Violence'
Cetinkaya, Hasret: 'The implications of honour for women’s agency, and the paradox of operationalizing international human rights law in patriarchal societies: the case of Kurdish Women'
Creedon, Sarah: 'Prosecuting High Level Offenders for the Crime of Rape under International Criminal Law: Are contemporary modes of liability suitable?'
De Ycaza, Carla: "Traditional and Modern Approaches to Post-Conflict Transitional Justice in Africa"
Florath, Tanja: "Effective Prevention of Enforced Disappearances in South-East Asia"
Forde, Andrew: 'The Application of International Human Rights Law in States with Limited Recognition'
Gagliardi, Silvia:"Post-2011 Morocco: Human rights and gender equality for minority and indigenous women"
Gallagher, Peter: '‘Autonomous Weapon Systems: Can their use be amenable to international law’'
Gormley, Denise: "(Re) locating Law: Displacing Sexual and Gender Based Violence"
Henríquez, José: "Reintegration of gang members in the Northern Triangle of Central America. Perspectives from the International Human Rights Law"
McMurry, Nicholas: 'The right to participation under economic, social and cultural rights'
Megy, Susan: 'Under Imminent Threat? The Protection of Civilians in African Regional and Sub regional Peacekeeping: The African Union and ECOWAS'
Moran, Cian: "The Saints Are Coming: The Evolution of Humanitarian Intervention in International Law and State Practice"
Omidi, Niloufar: "Peoples' Right to Peace; Enforcement through International Law Instruments"
Sweeney, Caroline: "Protection of Children from the Effects of Armed Conflict"
Tadeg, Mesenbet: "Freedom of Expression in Ethiopia: Opportunities and Emerging Threats"
Completed Doctoral Candidates
- Abu Hussein, Hadeel
- Aguirre, Daniel.
- Anderson, Kjell
- Azarov, Valentina.
- Breslin, Andrea
- Bushnell, Alexis
- Cullen, Anthony
- Dang, Heping.
- Darcy, Shane
- De Guzman, Margaret.
- Duffy, Aoife.
- Egan, Annabel
- Donlon, Teresa Fidelma
- Elewa, Mohamed
- Fairlie, Megan
- Farrell, Brian
- Farrell, Michelle
- Fazaeli, Roja
- Ferguson, Rhonda
- Gahima, Gerald
- Gilbert, Jeremie
- Goggin, Sean
- Hashemi, Kamran
- Heinrich, Stefanie.
- Hughes, Edel
- Keane, David
- Ling, Bonny
- Mahgoub, Khadeija
- McDermott, Chris
- McDermott, Helen.
- McDermott, Yvonne Mary
- Muyoboke, Aime
- Mwendata, Alfred
- O'Brien, Eadaoin
- O'Sullivan, Aisling
- Prudhomme, Nancie
- Rae, Isabella
- Reynolds, John.
- Rhea, Harry
- Rikhof, Joseph
- Seberenzi, Joseph
- Shortall, Derek
- Silva, Mario
- Smithm, Tara
- Snyder, Jason
- Strapatsas, Nicolaos
- Takemura, Hitomi
- Taylor, Leonard
- Temperman, Jeroen
- Timmermann, Wibbke
- Tiribelli, Carlo
- Tobin, Brendan
- Varaki, Maria
- Waldorf, Lars
- Yang, Bochao
- Zeidy, Mohamed