Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
New York University, United States
Vasuki Nesiah is Associate Professor of Practice at New York University. Her main areas of research include the law and politics of international human rights and humanitarianism, with a particular focus on transitional justice. Her past publications have engaged with international feminisms and the history of colonialism in international law. She has also written on the politics of memory and comparative constitutionalism, with a particular focus on law and politics in South Asia.
Nesiah teaches human rights, law and social theory, and the politics of war and memory at NYU.
She continues as core faculty member at Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP); she has taught for six years in the IGLP summer and winter workshops in Cambridge, Doha and Capetown. She is one of the founding members of the Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL).