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Assistant Professor International Criminal Law, University of Birmingham

Dr Breeze is a lecturer in international criminal law at the University of Birmingham. Prior to this lectureship she was a lecturer in law at Coventry University. She completed her PhD at the University of Birmingham under the supervision of Professor Robert Cryer and Dr Alexander Orakhelashvili in June 2020. She has previously held an ESRC Impact Acceleration Post-Doctoral Fellowship to develop impact from her PhD. This resulted in a policy briefing concerning the three-fold increase in the use of drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) by law enforcement in England and Wales. She has worked with several interdisciplinary research groups, including the Institute for Global Innovation and the Centre for Crime Justice and Policing, and engaged with both academics and practitioners. Her work has featured in the Journal of Conflict and Security Law.


  • 2021–present
    Assistant professor international criminal law, University of Birmingham
  • 2020–2021
    Lecturer, Coventry University
  • 2020–2020
    Postdoctoral researcher, University of Birmingham


  • 2020 
    University of Birmingham , PhD


  • 2020
    Insufficient knowledge in Kunduz: the precautionary principle and international humanitarian law, Journal of Conflict and Security Law