SOAS University of London

School of Law

Kate Grady

LLB (Leeds), LLM, PhD (Bristol), PGDip (UWE)
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School of Law

Chair of Postgraduate Taught Examination Board

Centre for Gender Studies


Dr Kate Grady
Email address:
+44 (0)20 7898 4719
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Office Hours:
Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 (by appointment only)


Kate’s research interests are predominantly in international criminal law and peace and security. Her PhD, entitled 'Sex, Law and Blue Helmets: Understanding and Addressing the Problem of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Committed by United Nations Military Peacekeepers', was undertaken with an Arts and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Scholarship. Kate is a member of the Policy Advisory Group of the United Nations Association of the UK. Prior to joining SOAS, Kate practised at the bar specialising in criminal defence and human rights cases, and worked for the Law Commission.



Criminal law; public international law especially international criminal law, peace and security, peacekeeping, the United Nations, gender, and human rights.


Journal Articles

Grady, Kate (2014) 'International Crimes in the Courts of England and Wales.' Criminal Law Review, 10 . pp. 693-722.

Grady, Kate (2014) 'International Crimes in the Courts of England and Wales.' 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition of the Criminal Law Review . S142-S171.

Grady, Kate (2010) 'Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN Peacekeepers: A Threat to Impartiality.' International Peacekeeping, 17 (2). pp. 215-228.

Conference or Workshop Items

Grady, Kate (2015) The Tyranny of Numbers: UN Statistics on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by its Peacekeepers. In: Academic Council on the United Nations System Annual Meeting 2015, 11-13 June 2015, The Hague. (Unpublished)

Grady, Kate (2014) Sexual violence against women during and post-conflict: are UN peacekeepers part of the solution or part of the problem? In: Women in and at War Conference, 18 - 19 September, 2014, University of Warwick . (Unpublished)

Grady, Kate Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by United Nations Peacekeepers: A Threat to Impartiality. In: Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference 2008, London School of Economics. (Unpublished)

Book Reviews

Grady, Kate (2006) 'A Review of Fareda Banda, Women, Law and Human Rights: An African Perspective.' African Journal of International and Comparative Law, 14 (2). pp. 295-297.


Grady, Kate (2014) 'Comment on Gul [2013] UKSC 64.' Criminal Law Review (4). pp. 317-318.

Grady, Kate (2014) 'Comment on Marines A, B, C, D and E [2014] EWCA Crim 2367.' Criminal Law Review (7). pp. 536-542.

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