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Christine M. Chinkin

Christine M. Chinkin joined the University of Michigan Law School faculty in 2001.  

Christine Chinkin is Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science at the University of London. She is an internationally respected scholar of public international law, alternative dispute resolution, international criminal law, human rights, especially women's human rights, and the intersection of feminist jurisprudence and international law. Chinkin received an LL.B. with honors from the University of London in 1971; an LL.M. from the University of London in 1972; a second LL.M. from Yale University in 1981; and a Ph.D. from the University of Sydney in 1990. Formerly dean of the law faculty at the University of Southampton and a member of the law faculty at the University of Sydney, she has served as a senior or guest lecturer on international law and international human rights at such universities as the National University of Singapore, Hong Kong University Law School, the International Law Institute of China, the European University Institute, Columbia University, and the University of Southamton. She is the author of Third Parties in International Law (OUP, 1993); co-author of Dispute Resolution in Australia (Butterworths, 2nd edition 2002); and co-author of The Boundaries of International Law: A Feminist Analysis (MUP, 2000). The last was awarded the Certificate of Merit of The American Society of International Law. She is also a member of the Editorial Board of the American Journal of International Law. In 2006 she was awarded with Hilary Charlesworth the Goler T. Butcher Medal of the American Society of International Law for services to human rights.


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