NUI Post-doctoral fellowship in the Humanities awarded to Dr Aphrodite Papachristodoulou

Nov 16 2022 Posted: 09:31 GMT

Dr Aphrodite Papachristodoulou is a National University of Ireland (NUI) Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Humanities at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, School of Law, University of Galway, since November 1st 2022. Dr Papachristodoulou holds a PhD in Law from University College Dublin, awarded without corrections, with the generous support from the NUI E J Phelan Fellowship in International Law and from the A.G. Leventis Foundation scholarship. She also holds a Master of Laws in Maritime Law from University College London, awarded with distinction, and an LLB from University of Southampton, awarded with a high 2:1. Dr Papachristodoulou is a licensed lawyer having been called to the Cyprus Bar in 2016. Her principal research topics include the extraterritorial application of human rights, border technologies, migration by sea as well as philosophical and ethical underpinnings of AI. Dr Papachristodoulou is writing a monograph based on her PhD thesis entitled ‘European Migration Crisis and the Protection of Human Life at Sea’. She has published various peer-reviewed articles, including her most recent paper in 2022 in the Leiden Journal of International Law, and has several publications in progress, in particular, on the intersection between technologies of control used at sea borders and the human rights of migrants. Dr Papachristodoulou has been actively engaging with the international community of scholars through her presentations at conferences in Ireland, the UK, and the Netherlands. She has experience in teaching modules pertaining to international human rights law at undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr Papachristodoulou looks forward to teaching human rights courses at the University of Galway as well as participating in human rights litigation.

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