Before joining RegNet, Jacqueline worked mainly in the fields of forced migration and human rights. Between 2007 and 2014 she completed assignments with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Indonesia, Jordan, Malawi and Afghanistan, in a range of different Protection roles. Prior to working for UNHCR, she worked as a migration agent in Sydney.
She is currently the Research Director, Institute for Regional and International Studies, American University of Iraq (Sulaimani).
International law, forced migration, state building, transitional justice.
Former PhD student
Dr Parry graduated from the RegNet PhD program in 2016. She was a recipient of the Australian Research Council Laureate post-graduate scholarship. Her thesis topic was ‘Transitional justice, state-building and displacement: Examining the cases of Liberia and Afghanistan’.
Three and a half years in the making, Jacqueline Parry has taken her RegNet PhD, ‘Transitional justice and displacement: lessons from Liberia and Afghanistan’ across the globe to assist displaced communities in Iraq.