Dr Charlie Peevers
- Senior Lecturer in International Law (School of Law)
School of Law, 8 Professor Square
Charlie Peevers is Lecturer in International Law. Her research interests encompass the history and theory of international law, with particular focus on military intervention, disasters, and large-scale engineering projects. In 2015/16 she was a Visiting Fellow at the Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard Kennedy School where she began work on a book project on the Suez and Panama Canals in international legal history.
Charlie is an Associate Member of the Institute for International Law & the Humanities, Melbourne Law School and an Honorary Fellow of UTS. She has taught at several institutions including LSE, King’s College, London, UTS and is Faculty of the Institute for Global Law & Policy Workshops, Harvard Law School. She has been recognized with awards for teaching excellence and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Charlie was formerly a practising barrister (Middle Temple, called 2009) and continues to engage in consultancy work in human rights and public international law.
Research students under supervision
Hoon Cho - 'Jurisdictional Evolution by the Courts and Tribunals under United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea'
Jinyup Kim - 'Protection Regime Building for the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities in Southeast Asia to biogenetic resources and associated traditional knowledge'
Gail Lythgoe - 'Examining the concept of “territory” in international law: assessing claims of ‘deterritorialisation’’
GC McBain - 'Peace Through Institutionalisation: The Forgotten Role of the League of Nations'