Fellowships, Prizes and Scholarships

  • Hessel Yntema Prize, American Society of Comparative Law, 2019
    For this article I co-authored with Asad Kiyani.
  • Courage in Law Award, UBC Indigenous Legal Studies Association, 2017
    For teaching Indigenous theories of law and justice as part of a class on Jurisprudence.
  • Senior Fellow, Melbourne Law School, 2016
    Teaching International Criminal Law as part of the Melbourne LLM. See here.
  • UBC Killam Research Fellowship, 2016
    One of 10 professors at the University of British Columbia to receive this sabbatical fellowship. See here.
  • Wall Scholar, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, 2015-16
    One of 12 professors at the University of British Columbia to spend a year in residence. See here.
  • Global Hauser Fellow, New York University Law School, 2012.
    One of 10 academics NYU Law invites through this program each year to join its faculty for a semester.  See here.
  • Aurora Prize, Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), 2011.
    Top pre-tenure academic funding applicant across all social sciences in Canada, 2011 See here and here.
  • Fellow, Open Society Institute.
    This prestigious fellowship is offered to “social entrepreneurs” who offer innovative solutions to global problems. See here.
  • Antonio Cassese Prize in International Criminal Justice 2009.
    For the most original and innovative paper published in the Journal of International Criminal Justice between 2003 and 2008, to assist a future research project.
  • La Pira Prize 2006.
    Prize for the best article by a scholar under the age of 35 years in Oxford University Press’ Journal of International Criminal Justice. For a copy of the article, see here.
  • Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship 2003 – 2004
    Scholarship from the Swiss government to undertake a Master’s degree at the University of Geneva.
  • Australia and New Zealand Society of International Law Award 2001