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Dr Kirsten Ainley

Co-Principal Investigator and Co-Director, Law and Policy Frameworks

Australian National University

Kirsten Ainley is Associate Professor of International Relations and the Co-Principal Investigator of the UKRI GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub. Her research focuses on international policy and practice in military, legal and development-focused interventions, and the impacts of these interventions.  She has published on international criminal law, transitional justice, the International Criminal Court and the Responsibility to Protect, and her current work focusses on methods of evaluating the impacts of transitional justice programmes. She recently co-authored the Dakar Guidelines on the Establishment of Hybrid Courts which develop good practice on setting up hybrid criminal tribunals and investigatory mechanisms.