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Jacqueline McAllister

Title VIII Research Scholar


    June 1, 2015 — July 31, 2015

    Professional affiliation

    Ph.D., Northwestern University; Assistant Professor, Kenyon College

    Wilson Center Projects

    On Knife's Edge: The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia's Wartime Impact

    Full Biography

    Jacqueline R. McAllister is currently an Assistant Professor at Kenyon College.  She received her doctorate in political science from Northwestern University in June 2014.  She also holds a BA from Wellesley College.  Her current research focuses on whether, how, and when international criminal tribunals impact violence against civilians and peace prospects.  Her work draws on extensive archival and interview data collected throughout The Netherlands and Southeast Europe (in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, and Macedonia).  The National Science Foundation, the American Association of University Women, and the American Council of Learned Societies have all supported her research.  In addition, Jacqueline worked on a collaborative project with Karen Alter and Laurence Helfer on the Economic Community of West African States' Court of Justice.  The project took the team to Abuja, Nigeria.  Jacqueline has also published short stories in Leptir Mašna.

    Major Publications

    Helfer, Laurence, Karen Alter, and Jacqueline McAllister. “A New International Human Rights Court for West Africa: The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice.” American Journal of International Law (October 2013).