Jarna Petman

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Curriculum vitae

Dr Jarna Petman (LL.D., Docent) is Senior Lecturer (att. to the duties of Professor) of International Law, Deputy Director of the Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Helsinki and Adjunct Professor at the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law of the American University Washington College of Law. Recipient of a number of teaching awards, she has been teaching mainly within the different areas of public international law and legal theory in Finland and abroad, and has published primarily within the fields of human rights, the law governing the use of force and legal theory. She has served on various domestic and international boards of academic associations in international law, international studies and law & literature; a former member of the European Committee of Social Rights of the Council of Europe, she is currently serving as a Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists. Petman is the Editor-in-Chief of the Finnish Yearbook of International Law. For her previous research, please see the curriculum vitae and the list of publications.


Fields of Science

  • 513 Law