Dr Sheri Labenski

Staff details

Position Lecturer
Department Law
Email S.Labenski (@gold.ac.uk)
Dr Sheri Labenski

Sheri convenes the 3rd Year Dissertation module, as well as a 1st Year module, English Legal System in a Global Context. She also contributes to Contract Law teaching.

Sheri's current research focuses on gender, peace and education in international law. Her forthcoming monograph, with Routledge's GlassHouse series, looks at female perpetrators in international criminal law, feminist dialogue and the media.

Before joining the Law Department, Sheri was a post-doc at the LSE Centre for Women, Peace, and Security, where she worked on a European Research Council funded project titled, Gendered Peace.

Sheri has taught in the areas of law and gender in the School of Law at the University of Warwick as well as in the School of Law and Centre for Gender Studies at SOAS, University of London.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD (SOAS)
  • MA (American University in Cairo)
  • BA (Canisius College)

Research interests

Sheri's research interests cut across the areas of gender, armed conflict, peace and international law.

Interested in undertaking PhD supervision in the areas of: gender and feminist approaches to international law broadly or specifically international criminal law, as well as gender or feminist perspectives on the spectrum of peace and conflict.

Further profile content

Conferences and talks

2021: Female Perpetrators and Gender Analysis: Insights for a Gendered Peace
Adjudicating Gender-Based Persecution At The ICC & Beyond: A Monumental Step And The Challenges That Lie Ahead at Northumbria University, Modern Law Review

2021: Gender, Peace, Education and International Law: a Symposium (LSE WPS)