Jennifer is a PhD Student at the School of Law. She first joined the University of Nottingham as an undergraduate law student in September 2011 where she completed a BA Law degree before carrying on at the University of Nottingham to study an LLM in Public International Law which she completed in 2016, with Distinction.
Jennifer began as a PhD Candidate in October 2016 after being awarded the School of Law Doctoral Scholarship. Under the supervision of Professors Nigel White and Olympia Bekou, her research focuses on International Law, Intervention and UN Peacekeeping in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Since starting her PhD studies, Jennifer has acted as a Research Assistant for various academics, projects and publications, including a forthcoming textbook of cases and materials on Law and the British military. She also works voluntarily for the British Red Cross as a Refugee Support Worker and is a Student Editorial Assistant on the Journal of Conflict and Security Law. In addition, Jennifer is a co-organiser of the NILSC Security Group, which is part of the Nottingham International Law and Security Centre (NILSC). Through the Security Group, Jennifer organises various seminars, reading groups and events on a variety of topics in an effort to encourage interdisciplinary debates and engagement with current issues such as the EU Referendum; Syria; Refugees; and the revival of the Russian Military.
Jennifer is a Teaching Assistant at the School of Law. She currently teaches undergraduate tutorials on the European Convention on Human Rights.