Associate Fellow, International Law
Miša Zgonec-Rožej
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Dr Miša Zgonec-Rožej became an associate fellow in September 2012. She was formerly a legal advisor at Amnesty International, legal officer at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, legal assistant to the judges at the International Court of Justice, and a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

She is a teaching fellow at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS. She regularly acts as a trainer and consultant on international law issues.

Dr Zgonec-Rožej holds a Master’s degree and a PhD from the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, and an LLM from Columbia University School of Law, New York.

Miša was a member of the International Law Association’s Committee on the International Criminal Court and is currently a member of the Committee on the Use of Force. She is the author of several manuals on international criminal law and human rights.


  • International criminal law
  • Human rights
  • International law and security (counter-terrorism sanctions)
  • The law of the United Nations
  • International humanitarian law 


2011 - 12Legal Advisor, International Justice Team, Law and Policy Programme, Amnesty International
2010 - Teaching Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
2008 - 11Legal Consultant
2005 - 08Legal Officer, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
2004 - 05Teaching Associate, Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana
2003 - 04Legal Assistant to the former President of the Court, Judge Shi, and the former Vice-President, Judge Al-Khasawnehl, International Court of Justice
2003Internship, United Nations Headquarters (New York), Office of Legal Affairs & Department of Political Affairs
1999 - 2002Research and Teaching Associate, Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana


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