Dr Helen McDermott is a Research Associate on the ERC-funded project “The Individualisation of War: Reconfiguring the Ethics, Law and Politics of Armed Conflict”. Helen’s research focuses on the relationship
between international legal frameworks in the situations of armed conflict. She has published articles on aspects of international human rights law, international humanitarian law and the rules on interstate force.
Helen is a member of the New York State Bar and holds a PhD in International Human Rights Law, and a Masters in International Criminal Law from the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway. Before joining the project, she was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Law Faculty, University of Oxford. Helen has lectured in public international law, international human rights law and international humanitarian law and was a Scholar in Residence at the Center for Human Rights & Global Justice, NYU (2014). In 2010, Helen interned with the Center for Constitutional Rights, NY.