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Sanja Pesek Professorial Lecturer Department of Justice, Law and Criminology

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SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology
PhD in political science, with over three years in teaching (at the Central European University, Georgetown University and American University) transitional justice, violence and law, law and society, social theory and law, and justice, morality and law, and ten years of experience in civil society programming, capacity building, and democratic governance in conflict sensitive and transition contexts. More than ten years of research and analysis, and field work experience in developing and/or fragile countries. Currently revising a book-length scholarly manuscript examining the role of ordinary citizens in conflict and post-conflict societies.
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Spring 2022

  • JLC-454 Violence, Justice and the Law

Fall 2022

  • JLC-103 Critical Issues in Justice

  • JLC-308 Justice, Morality & the Law

  • JLC-444 Topics in Criminal Justice: Retribution and Reparations