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Dr Jessie Hohmann



Jessie Hohmann is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Cambridge Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. She is co-convenor and lecturer on the LLM/MA in international human rights.

Research interests

Jessie’s research focuses on human rights and the normative limits of international law, investigating how human rights push at the limits of the international legal system and the implications of these pressures for international law. She lectures on the LLM human rights courses at both Cambridge and King’s College London.

Selected Publications
  • ‘Visions of Social Transformation and the Invocation of Human Rights in Mumbai: The Struggle for the Right to Housing’ 13 Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal (2010)(forthcoming)
  • 'Igloo as Icon: A Human Rights Approach to Climate Change for the Inuit?’ (2009) 18(2) Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 297.
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