In residence 18 March to 10 April 2015 and 28 April to 6 May 2015.
Dr Róisín Burke is currently an Irish Research Council postdoctoral research fellow based at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway. She was awarded funding from 2014 to October 2015 by the Irish Research Council to conduct a project on rule of law programming in transitional states, gender justice and women’s legal empowerment. She will continue work on this project while in residence at RegNet.
Dr Burke is an Attorney at Law in New York State. She completed a doctorate at the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law, University of Melbourne Law School in 2012. Her thesis was titled ‘Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN Military Contingents: Moving Beyond the Current Status Quo and Responsibility under International Law'. She holds a LLB in Law from the University of Limerick and an LLM in International Human Rights Law from the Irish Centre for Human Rights.