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Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Spring 2013
Professor Ni Aolain is concurrently the Dorsey and Whitney Chair in Law at the University of Minnesota Law School and a Professor of Law at the University of Ulster's Transitional Justice Institute in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She was a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies Hebrew University (Jerusalem)(2011-12); Visiting Fellow at Princeton University's LAPA Program (2001-02); Visiting Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University (1996-2000); Associate Professor of Law at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel (1997-99); Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School (1994-96); and Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School (1993-94). She has published extensively in the fields of emergency powers, conflict regulation, transitional justice and sex based violence in times of war. Her book Law in Times of Crisis (CUP 2006) was awarded the American Society of International Law's preeminent prize in 2007 - the Certificate of Merit for creative scholarship. Her book On the Frontlines: Gender, War and the Post Conflict Process has recently been published by Oxford University Press. She has served as expert and consultant to the UN OHCHR and UN WOMEN, and for the Office of the UN Secretary-General. She has twice been nominated to the position of Judge at the European Court of Human Rights by the Government of Ireland.
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