Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
London School of Economics, United Kingdom
Christine Chinkin, Fellow of the British Academy, Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George, is Director of the Centre for Women Peace and Security and Emerita Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics. She is also William W Cook Global Law Professor at the University of Michigan Law School and a member of Matrix Chambers. Her teaching and research interests are primarily in public international law and international human rights law, especially the human rights of women. She is co-author of International Law and New Wars (with Mary Kaldor), The Boundaries of International Law: A Feminist Analysis (with Hilary Charlesworth) and The Making of International Law (with Alan Boyle) and author of many articles on related subjects. Together with Hilary Charlesworth, she won the American Society of International Law, 2005 Goler T Butcher Medal.