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Kerstin Bree Carlson

Associate Professor International Law, Roskilde University

My research interests focus on international criminal law, law and society, and transitional justice. Topically, I examine international criminal courts, and domestic criminal terrorism processes. My field sites include the former Yugoslavia, Senegal, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Colombia, France and Denmark.


  • 2021–present
    Associate professor, Roskilde University
  • 2011–present
    Lecturer, The American University of Paris
  • 2018–2021
    Associate professor, University of Southern Denmark
  • 2017–2018
    Assistant professor, University of Southern Denmark
  • 2014–2017
    Post-doc, iCourts, University of Copenhagen


  • 2013 
    University of California, Berkeley, PhD
  • 2001 
    University of California, Berkeley, JD
  • 1995 
    The Johns Hopkins University, BA

Professional Memberships

  • Law & Society Association
  • Bar of the State of New York