Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko

Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko is currently a Lecturer at the Irish Centre for Human Rights (ICHR), School of Law, National University of Ireland, Galway, where she teaches human rights, public international law and women’s rights. She is also an associate researcher at the Hans and Tamara Oppenheimer Chair in International Law at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Previously, Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko taught public international law, women’s rights, international refugee and migration law and human rights and Islam at the Faculty of law, University of Montreal. She was also a post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for International Studies and Research and the Canada Chair in International Migration Law of the University of Montreal. Before joining CERIUM she worked, among other things, as a legal advisor for a project at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko is a member of the Quebec Bar and holds a B.A. from Geneva University (Switzerland), an LL.M. from the University Albert-Ludwigs (Freiburg i. Br., Germany), a D.E.S. in international relations and a Ph.D. in international law from the Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva).

Research Interests: human rights with a particular emphasis on the international protection of women’s rights, relationship between Islam and human rights protection, international refugee and migration law, comparative law and legal cultures, feminist analyses of law, law and humanities.

Her most recent book is Rethinking Human Rights and Global Constitutionalism: From Inclusion to Belonging, from Cambridge University Press (2017).

Her publications are available on the Social Science Research Network.

For more information, please visit the NUI Galway website.