London School of Economics and Political Science
Claire Wilmot is a PhD candidate at the London School of Economics, and a Research Officer with the UKRI GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub. Her current research examines justice-sector innovations in response to conflict and sexual and gender-based violence. Prior to joining LSE, Claire worked as a researcher at the University of Toronto’s Global Justice Lab, where she worked alongside justice officials and practitioners to support the implementation of justice reform strategies in Canada, Nigeria, the United States, and Pakistan. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and McGill University.
Areas of interestJustice; accountability; sexual and gender-based violence
- “99% of Ontario’s funding for Community Safety and Well-being pads police budgets”, The Conversation, June 2020.
- “Set them free – the judge who liberates Nigerians forgotten in jail”, The Guardian, February 2020.
- “Nigerian police asked to fend for themselves on election day”, Council on Foreign Relations, February 2019.
- “Analysis of Toronto shooting stats will surprise you”, Toronto Star, July 2018.