Jessica Dorsey


Jessica Dorsey, J.D., LL.M., is a Project Officer in the Humanitarian Disarmament department of PAX, where she mainly carries out research and advocacy on issues related to the use and proliferation of armed drones. She is also the Coordinator of the European Forum on Armed Drones and an Associate Fellow at the International Center for Counter-Terrorism in The Hague. Prior to joining PAX, she worked as a Researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, in The Hague, where she focused on international humanitarian law, international human rights law and international criminal law, specifically on legal issues and human rights implications surrounding the use of armed drones, including collaborating with the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism. She has taught at Utrecht University and at Duke University on human rights and international criminal law, and she is the Assistant Editor of the international law weblog Opinio Juris.

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