Monique Cormier is a PhD candidate and Teaching Fellow at Melbourne Law School. Her current areas of research interest include jurisdiction, defences and immunities in international criminal law. The topic of her PhD is 'The Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court over Nationals of Non-Party States'.
She counts Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law and International Law among her areas of expertise.
Over the past ten years Monique has held research positions in NGOs, courts and universities in Adelaide, The Hague, New Delhi and New York. Prior to beginning her PhD, Monique was a research fellow at Melbourne Law School for Professor Gerry Simpson's ARC project on war crimes trials.
Monique has a Bachelor of International Studies and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Adelaide, and a Master of Laws from Columbia University.