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Dr Kate Cronin-Furman

Kate
Lecturer in Human Rights
Room: 3.02, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: k.cronin-furman@ucl.ac.uk
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Biography

Dr Cronin-Furman is a lecturer in political science and Director of the Human Rights MA. Prior to joining UCL, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation. Dr. Cronin-Furman received her Ph.D. in political science from Columbia in October 2015. She also has a J.D. and has practiced law in New York, Cambodia, and The Hague.

Research

Dr. Cronin-Furman’s research focuses on human rights and on the prevention and punishment of mass atrocities. She is also one of the conveners of the Advancing Research on Conflict (ARC) Consortium, which provides methodological and ethics training and support to researchers working in violence-affected contexts.

Publications

Selected publications:

Teaching
  • Dr. Cronin-Furman teaches the International Law & Human Rights and Human Rights: Politics & Practice modules in the Human Rights MA Program, and the Refugees seminar in the Politics & International Relations BSc.