Dr Jessica Schechinger
- Lecturer in International Law (School of Law)
Dr Jessica N.M. Schechinger is a Lecturer in International Law at the University of Glasgow. She is also a co-convenor of the European Society of International Law Interest Group on the Law of the Sea.
Jessica obtained her PhD from the University of Glasgow, and holds an LLB and an LLM (Public International Law), both from Utrecht University, the Netherlands. She also graduated from the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy.
She previously worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, and Tutor at the University of Glasgow; as a junior researcher in the research project on Shared Responsibility in International Law (SHARES) at the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL), University of Amsterdam; and as a research assistant at the department of International and European Law at Utrecht University and the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS).
Jessica is a member of the Glasgow Centre for International Law and Security (GCILS), and one of a number of researchers in the School of Law working on international law. More information about their work can be found here.
General International Law; International Law of the Sea; Maritime Security; Piracy; International Human Rights Law; International Responsibility; Shared Responsibility; International Environmental Law; International Energy Law.
Dr Schechinger is interested in supervising research students in public international law, in particular in the following areas: general international law; the law of the sea; international human rights law; international environmental law; and UN law.
In addition to proposals for PhD research, Dr Schechinger welcomes applications from students who seek to study towards an LLM by research.
Dr Schechinger has taught students in the following courses:
- Advanced International Law (LLB)
- Advanced Introduction to the Law of the United Nations (LLM)
- Clinic: Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Practice (LLM)
- Human Rights and Public International Law (LLB Hons)
- International Human Rights Law (LLM)
- Public International Law (LLB)
- Transnational Crime, Justice, and Security (LLM)
- United Nations Law (LLB Hons)