New Visitor at iCourts, Jacqueline R. McAllister – University of Copenhagen

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30 April 2013

New Visitor at iCourts, Jacqueline R. McAllister

Jacqueline R. McAllisterJacqueline R. McAllister is an American Ph.D. candidate in political science, visiting iCourts from May to August 2013.

During her stay at iCourts, Jacqueline will write chapters of her dissertation, which addresses how and when international criminal tribunals affect violence against civilians.  She is primarily focusing on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia’s intervention in conflicts associated with the break-up of Yugoslavia.  Her research is based on extensive archival and interview data collected in The Netherlands and throughout Southeast Europe (in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, and Macedonia).  The National Science Foundation, the American Association of University Women, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Dispute Resolution Research Center at the J.L. Kellogg School of Management have all supported her graduate work.

Besides her dissertation research, Jacqueline worked on a collaborative research project on the Economic Community of West African States’ Court of Justice, which took her to Abuja, Nigeria.  She was also a Visiting Scholar at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science and has published short stories in Leptir Mašna, The Literary Journal of Students in Balkan Studies. 

Jacqueline has a master’s degree in political science from Northwestern University.  She also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and French (Phi Beta Kappa and Cum Laude) from Wellesley College.