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Catherine Briddick

BA, LLM, DPhil


Departmental Lecturer in Gender and International Human Rights and Refugee Law

Catherine Briddick is Departmental Lecturer in Gender and International Human Rights and Refugee Law, and Course Director for the MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies.

Catherine holds an LLM from the LSE and a DPhil from the University of Oxford. Catherine has practiced as a barrister, in addition to having delivered and managed legal advice and information services in the not-for-profit sector. 

Catherine’s research focuses on gender, refugee protection, and discrimination and violence against women, issues she examines from an international legal and feminist perspective. Catherine is Principal Investigator of the Undoing Discriminatory Borders project.

Catherine’s work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals including International & Comparative Law Quarterly and Social & Legal Studies. Her monograph, Violence against Women and Regimes of Exception: Undoing Discrimination in British and European Migration Law is forthcoming with Oxford University Press.

Catherine is an Academic Affiliate of the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has previously taught Public International Law and International Human Rights Law at the LSE.

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