Erin Jackson

Former Intern, Global Governance Program

Erin Jackson was born in Yellowknife, Canada, but later moved and completed her secondary education in Ireland. She obtained a Bachelor of Journalism with high distinction from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, before coming to the Netherlands to study law at Utrecht University. In July 2014, she graduated cum laude and was awarded a Master’s degree in ‘International Human Rights and Criminal Justice’, with a specialization in international criminal law.

Alongside her studies, she was part of the Human Rights Clinic Program run by Utrecht University and the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights, through which she did research on multiple international human rights issues. She worked as a student assistant at the university, performing research in the area of human rights and EU policy.

Erin Jackson’s field of expertise includes print media, criminology, international human rights law and international criminal law. As intern, she will assist with the core initiatives of The Hague Institute’s Global Governance program.

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