Dr Nadia Bernaz is a specialist in public international law, human rights and international criminal law. A native French speaker, she holds an LLM and a PhD from the University of Aix-Marseilles (France). She also holds a BA in law and languages (English, Italian) from the University of Grenoble (France) and studied at the University of Amsterdam and Kansas State University (USA). Finally, she holds a Graduate Diploma in English Law from BPP Law School (London).
Her specific areas of expertise are human rights and business, capital punishment, the Caribbean region and international tribunals, as shown in her list of publications. She regularly blogs [Rights as Usual] and tweets [@HRightsBusiness] on issues of human rights and business, corporate liability, and international law. She is the author of several publications on capital punishment and was a guest on “The Stream” on Al Jazeera on this issue. She was also quoted in The Guardian as an expert on the Caribbean region.
She teaches public international law and human rights law and is currently part of eight PhD supervision teams in human rights and business, international criminal law and human rights law.
With over a decade of experience in human rights and international law, Dr Bernaz has taught and trained students and professionals in the public and private sectors around the world. She is also an adjunct lecturer of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland, Galway.