Dr Asli Ozcelik Olcay
- Postdoctoral Researcher and Glasgow Centre for International Law and Secruity (GCILS) Academic Coordinator (School of Law)
Asli Ozcelik Olcay is Postdoctoral Researcher in International Law. Her principal research interests concern the relationship between peace-making and international law. More broadly, she works in the fields of public international law, international human rights law, international criminal law, and comparative constitutional law, with a particular interest in the issues of non-state actors, self-determination, transitional justice, and post-conflict constitution-making.
Asli is a member of the Glasgow Human Rights Network. She was previously a Guest Lecturer and Research Assistant at the University of Glasgow. Having conducted part of her doctoral research at the European University Institute as a Visiting Researcher, she was awarded her PhD by the University of Glasgow in 2018. She holds an LLM degree in International Law from Newnham College, University of Cambridge and an LLB from Bilkent University in Turkey.
Public International Law in general.
In particular: Peace-making and international law, humanitarian-peace-development nexus, collective security, statehood and self-determination, non-state actors, transitional justice, post-conflict constitution-making.
- Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and DFG (German Research Foundation) (2020-2023) – Project: “The Law of Protracted Conflict: Bridging the Humanitarian-Development Divide” (Co-I) For more information on the project: www.endlessconflicts.org
- Economic and Social Research Council Impact Acceleration Account (2020) – Project: “Youth-led Peace: Inclusion of Youth in Peace Processes” (PI)
- Global Challenges Research Fund Pump-Priming Grant (2019) – Project: “Harmonising constitutional reform with peace-making: The case of Ukraine” (Co-I)
- Political Settlements Research Programme, University of Edinburgh, Seed Funding (2018) – Project: “Re-thinking peace and constitution-making”
- University of Glasgow, Researcher Development Funding (2017) – Researcher development programme: “A human rights postgraduate researcher community: enhancing knowledge exchange, engagement & employability”
- University of Glasgow, Employability Grant (2017) – Employability event series: “Careers in human rights”
Dr Ozcelik Olcay is interested in supervising research students in international law, and in particular in the following areas: the laws of armed conflict, peacekeeping, peace-making, transitional justice, self-determination, non-state actors, international human rights law, and international criminal law.
In addition to proposals for doctoral research, she welcomes applications by students seeking to study towards an LLM by Research.