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Jessica Duggan-Larkin
Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University (2005), LLM International Human Rights Law, University of Essex (2009)
Ph.D Candidate
Research Topic: Responses to Global Problems: Operationalising the Human Rights Obligations of States Participating in the International Order
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Research Supervisors
Jessica joined the faculty as a PhD candidate in September 2012 under the supervision of Dr Jeff King and Dr Saladin Meckled-Garcia. Her doctoral research concerns international law and human rights. Since 2013 she has been a recipient of a Economic and Social Research Council studentship.

Prior to joining the faculty Jessica worked for the international non-government organisation, the Equal Rights Trust, on international equality and non-discrimination advocacy and projects. She also has experience working in Australian government departments, including the Attorney-General’s Department, on human rights and indigenous policy issues.

Jessica holds a LLM in International Human Rights Law from the University of Essex and an LLB and BA from the Australian National University.
Areas of Expertise

Human Rights, Employment and Equality, Public International Law, Public, Admin and Constitutional

Research Projects

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Research Interests

Human Rights Law, Legal and Political Theory, Public International Law

UCL Associations/Academic & Professional Memberships
Professional Experience
  • 2006 - 2007: Legal Officer, Indigenous Policy Section, Federal Attorney-General’s Department
  • 2007 - 2008: Legal Policy Officer, Human Rights Unit, Department of Justice and Community Safety
  • 2011 - 2012: Advocacy and Programmes, The Equal Rights Trust, London, UK
Public Engagements & Media Coverage

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Jessica's publications include:
  • ‘Can an Intergovernmental Mechanism Increase the Protection of Human Rights? The Potential of Universal Periodic Review in Relation to the Realisation of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights’, Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 28(4), p.548
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