Dr Sarah Nouwen
Email (@cam.ac.uk): smhn3
Research Interests: University Lecturer in Law and Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre and Pembroke College. Sarah’s research interests lie at the intersections of law & politics, war & peace and justice & the rule of law. Her forthcoming book, Complementarity in the Line of Fire: The Catalysing Effect of the International Criminal Court in Uganda and Sudan (Cambridge University Press, 2011) explores whether, how and why the complementarity principle in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court has had a catalysing effect on the legal systems of Uganda and Sudan. She spent many months in both countries, interviewing officials, observing proceedings and searching documents to discover whether domestic legal reforms have taken place in response to the Court’s involvement. She also served as a Visiting Professional for an ICC judge. Sarah has served as a consultant for various NGOs and Ministries of Foreign Affairs and the Department for International Development (DfID) on rule-of-law building and transitional justice.