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Jean-Pierre Gauci

Dr. Jean-Pierre Gauci is a BIICL research fellow in Public International Law. Recruited in 2015 as a research coordinator for the British Influences on International Law Project, his role was extended to that of research fellow in August 2015. Jean-Pierre holds a PhD in Law from King's College London with research that focused on trafficking based asylum claims. He also holds a Doctor of Laws and Magister Juris in International Law from the University of Malta. Beyon his work at the institute, Jean-Pierre is also a director of The People for Change Foundation, a human rights think tank based in Malta. He lectures International Migration law and Ocean governance at the University of Malta and runs two summer school programmes at King's College London on international law and international refugee law. He has experience of research, lobbying and proactive action in the fields of migration and asylum law, human trafficking and anti-discrimination as well as teaching experience in various international and domestic legal issues. He consults widely to national and international governmental and non-governmental organisations. His primary research areas include international migration and refugee law. He has co-edited two books published in 2015, namely: Forced Migration(s): Current Challenges in Refugee Law; (Edited with M. Giuffre and E. Tsourdi) (Brill, 2015) and A Liberal Tide: Trends in Latin American Migration Policy (Edited with D. Cantor and F. Freire (ILAS, 2015)

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