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Professor Christine Chinkin

Principal Investigator, UKRI GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub

London School of Economics and Political Science

Christine Chinkin, FBA, CMG, is the former Director of the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security, a Global Law Professor at the University of Michigan and a member of the Bar of England and Wales and Matrix Chambers. She was previously Professor of International Law (LSE). She has authored many articles on international law and human rights law, particularly women’s human rights. She is co-author of The Boundaries of International Law: a Feminist Analysis (2000, with Hilary Charlesworth), The Making of International Law (2007, with Alan Boyle) and of International Law and New Wars (2017 with Mary Kaldor).

Areas of interest

Gender; peace; women’s human rights