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Nadia Banteka, LLM’12, SJD’16

Assistant Professor of International Law, Tilburg Law School

Nadia Banteka is an Assistant Professor of International Law at Tilburg Law School and INTERVICT.  Nadia’s current research focuses on the role of transnational networks involving non-state actors in the development of International Law. She is specifically interested in analyzing International Law and Human Rights phenomena from a victims’ perspective.

The International Victimology Institute Tilburg (INTERVICT) aims to develop and implement a large scale interdisciplinary research program in order to make significant contributions to the body of international victimological knowledge. INTERVICT’s mission is to utilize research to contribute to preventing or reducing instances of criminal victimization across the world and to limiting the effects of such victimization on victims and their families including economic costs, pain and suffering.

Benteka received her Doctorate of Juridical Science from the University of Pennsylvania Law School as a Dean’s Scholar and was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School.  Banteka has also served as a Legal Advisor to the Defense Counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), and a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law. Nadia was also a Research Assistant at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Center.

Banteka’s most recent publications have been featured with the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, and the Cornell International Law Journal.