Zaatari Refugee Camp
Harris Public Policy students visited Zaatari refugee camp as part of the 2018 Pearson International Conflict Seminar to Jordan, where they met with Syrian refugees leading NGO programming within the camp.
Ramin Kohanteb/The Pearson Institute
Research and Policy
Legacy Theme Lead, The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, and Professor, School of Law
Queen's University Belfast
Louise Mallinder is a Professor of Law at Queen’s University Belfast, School of Law, and a Fellow of The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen's University Belfast. Within her broad interests in international human rights law, international criminal law and law and politics in political transitions, Louise has a particular research interest and expertise in amnesty laws, the role of lawyers as transitional actors, and socio-legal research methods related to transitional justice. She has conducted fieldwork in numerous locations including Northern Ireland, Cambodia, Chile, South Africa, Israel, Palestine, Tunisia, Argentina, Uruguay, Uganda and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Her research has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Nuffield Foundation and the Socio-Legal Studies Association. In addition, Louise’s monograph was awarded the 2009 Hart SLSA Early Career Award and was jointly awarded the 2009 British Society of Criminology Book Prize. Louise is also a member of the AHRC and ESRC Peer-Review Colleges and the Royal Irish Academy Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee. In addition, Louise is the Chair of the Committee on the Administration of Justice, a human rights non-governmental organisation in Northern Ireland and a former Co-Chair of the American Society of International Law Rule of Law and Transitional Justice Interest Group.
Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.