Dr. Rachel Kerr

Co-Chair of the London Transitional Justice Network

Dr. Rachel Kerr

Dr Rachel Kerr is a Senior Lecturer in War Studies at King’s College London.  Her research interests are in the area of law and war, in particular war crimes and transitional/post-conflict justice, and she co-directs the War Crimes Research Group at King’s.  Her books include: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: Law, Diplomacy and Politics (OUP, 2004); Peace and Justice: Seeking Accountability after War (Polity, 2007), with Eirin Mobekk, The Military on Trial: The British Army in Iraq (Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2008), and Prosecuting War Crimes: Lessons and Legacies of 20 Years of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (London: Routledge, 2013), co-edited with James Gow and Zoran Pajic.  Her most recent projects have focused on the role of visual evidence in War Crimes Prosecutions, and legal and ethical challenges of technological and scientific innovations and non-obvious warfare In 2009-10, Dr Kerr was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, and in 2011-13, she was a Visiting Research Associate at the Centre for International Policy Studies, University of Ottawa, Canada.  She is currently a co-Chair of the London Transitional Justice Network.