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ISCI provides hands-on experience to students who are passionate about the study of state crime.
Christabel has recently completed an internship with VSO in Kwara State Nigeria, where she lived with a Nigerian family and worked with a team to try to provide economic strengthening to two rural communities. She was also involved in organising and facilitating various events that focussed on women’s rights. She is now working to support a Nigerian NGO called SAFIN (SAving the Future Initiative, Nigeria) through organising fundraising and awareness schemes and events, researching and supporting an adopt a community programme, and designing and producing a monthly UK newsletter. She is a BSc Psychology graduate from the University of Sussex, and the results from her dissertation are currently in preparation for publication. She is now eager to develop her passion for international development through focussing on learning more about state crime.
Dawid is studying Bsc Sociology with Criminology at the University of Ulster. In 2012, Dawid was included on the Social Sciences Faculty Dean’s list for his academic achievements. Having developed a strong interest in state and corporate crime Dawid aims to conduct postgraduate research in this field. He speaks Polish, English and French, and has been involved in the International State Crime Initiative since October 2012.
Kate is currently on her gap year having recently completed her A-levels in London. She intends to start a criminology undergraduate degree in September 2013. She has helped revamp the ISCI website and transcribes tapes from ISCI ESRC field trips. Kate has been an intern since January 2013.
Marie is a postgraduate student at the London School of Economics in Political Theory. She holds an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree in International Relations and Law from the Amsterdam University College and receives a scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes in Germany. Several stays in Latin America involving voluntary work (for ten months in Ecuador) and research (for one semester at the Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico) for her undergraduate dissertation about drug trade in Mexico have shaped her strong interest in corruption and organised crime. She speaks German, English, Spanish, Dutch and some French and Portuguese.
Currently Mel is a postgraduate student at King’s College London studying toward an LLM which has a Public International law focus. Mel recently graduated from the University of Kent with a Bachelor of Laws, having had much involvement with the Kent Law Clinic as a student caseworker, amongst other roles. From Mel’s undergraduate studies, as well as through placements at solicitors’ firms, Mel has developed an interest in asylum and immigration policy, forced displacement, international human rights and state crime in times of war.
Sajid is currently a tutor and researcher in human rights law. He holds a masters degree in comparative law from the International Islamic University Malaysia where he was also a tutor in public international law. He took his LLB at King’s College London which included one year at Leiden University, Netherlands as part of the European Legal Studies programme. His areas of research interest include Islamic law, human rights and international humanitarian law.