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ISCI provides hands-on experience to students who are passionate about the study of 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.
Diane is currently studying towards her LLM in International Law at King’s College London. Diane graduated from Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV, France, with a Bachelor of Law and Political sciences with honours and also holds a Master of Law with honours from City University London. Diane specialized in criminal justice through internships at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia and Human Rights Watch, on the case against Hissène Habré. Diane has been an intern with ISCI since October 2011.
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.