Dr Julie Fraser is a Visiting Scholar at the Blavatnik School of Government, affiliated with the Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict and the Oxford Programme on International Peace and Security. In this capacity, Dr Fraser will be working with Federica D’Alessandra on several work streams relating to international crimes and accountability, including in the present conflict in Ukraine.
Dr Fraser is an Assistant Professor at Utrecht University in The Netherlands with the Montaigne Centre for Rule of Law and Administration of Justice, the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), and Empirical research into Institutions for conflict resolution. Her research and teaching covers several branches of international law, including human rights and criminal justice. Dr Fraser’s PhD dissertation, which won the Max van der Stoel Prize in human rights, was published by Cambridge University Press as: Social Institutions and International Human Rights Law Implementation: ‘Every Organ of Society’ (2020). She has published, presented at conferences, and given guest lectures/workshops on a variety of topics worldwide.
Prior to academia, Dr Fraser practiced law as a qualified solicitor, including working at the International Criminal Court and Australian Government Solicitor. She holds a bachelor of law and arts from the University of Melbourne University, and a Master and PhD from Utrecht University.