SOAS University of London

School of Law

Catriona Drew

LLB (Aberdeen) PhD (London)
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Overview

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School of Law

Postgraduate Research Admissions Tutor (Terms 2 & 3)

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD)

Lecturer in International Law

Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

Member

Name:
Dr Catriona Drew
Email address:
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7898 4482
Address:
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
S332
Office Hours:
Thursdays 16:00 - 18:00
On Sabbatical:
Term 1 (2016/17)

Biography

Dr Catriona Drew teaches public international law in the School of Law and the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS, University of London. Before joining SOAS she taught for many happy years at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. She holds a LLB from the University of Aberdeen and a PhD from the London School of Economics. She has been a visiting fellow at the Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School (1999–2000) and at the Hauser Global Law School, New York University School of Law (2006–2007). She is co-founder and co-director of the Centre for the study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law at SOAS, and co-founder and Managing Editor of the London Review of International Law (http://lril.oxfordjournals.org). She teaches Law, Human Rights and Peacebuilding: The Israel-Palestine Case (School of Law); Colonialism, Empire, and International Law (School of Law); International Law Foundations (CISD); and International Law and Contemporary Problems of World Order (CISD). Catriona’s research interests lie in the area of international legal history with a particular focus on the law on self-determination of peoples. She is currently completing a book, Self-determination: the Untold Story of Population Transfer,to be published by Cambridge University Press.

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Elizabeth Stubbins Bates, Effective Military Training in International Humanitarian Law: Towards a Theory of Prevention and Compliance
  • Jinan Bastaki, Displaced and Unrecognized: The Implications of Citizenship on the Palestinian Right of Return
  • Melinda Janki , External self-determination under international law.
  • Nandini S Boodia-Canoo, British colonial legacy in Mauritius: Law and Society

Research

Public International Law, self- determination of peoples, human rights and the theory of international law.

Expertise

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Publications