Cathryn Costello appointed visiting professor at Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

27 February, 2019

ODID is delighted to announce that Dr Cathryn Costello of the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) has been appointed as a part-time visiting professor at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo.

The appointment is to enable Dr Costello to collaborate with Professor Maja Janmyr, Professor in International Migration Law. Professor Janmyr is author of the book Protecting Civilians in Refugee Camps: Unwilling and Unable States, UNHCR and International Responsibility (2014). Her current research focuses on refugee rights in the Middle East, with a particular emphasis on the situation of Syrian and Sudanese refugees and migrants in Lebanon. She is on the Advisory Board of Dr Costello’s RefMig project, and they plan further collaboration on refugee protection in states that have not ratified the 1951 Refugee Convention.

Cathryn Costello is Andrew W Mellon Associate Professor in International Human Rights and Refugee Law at the RSC.

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