ISCI is a cross-disciplinary research centre working to further our understanding of state crime: organisational deviance violating human rights

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Alicia de la Cour Venning

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Alicia currently holds an ESRC funded research post with ISCI. Immediately prior to this, Alicia acted as ISCI’s Research and Policy Manager, a post which she originally took up in November 2011. Alicia has conducted extensive fieldwork in Myanmar, including in Rakhine and Kachin states, as well as on the Thai/Myanmar border. Her research has focused on civil society resistance to state violence and corruption, non-state armed groups and the laws of war, and ethnic violence. In 2013 Alicia was awarded an Arthur C. Helton Fellowship by the American Society of International Law. Alicia obtained her LLM in Criminal Justice, Criminal Law and Criminology (distinction) at King’s College London in 2011. Alongside her LLM studies, Alicia completed internships with both the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna and ISCI. Prior to moving to London, Alicia practised as a solicitor for two and a half years in her home country, New Zealand, where she obtained an Honours degree in Law and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury (2008).

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