Jenny Poon

Email: jpoonlaw@gmail.com

Website: http://law.uwo.ca/future_students/graduate_programs/current_phd_students.html

 

Bio:

Jenny Poon is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Western Ontario, a qualified Barrister & Solicitor in Ontario, Canada, as well as a Visiting Study Fellow at the University of Oxford, Refugee Studies Centre for Trinity Term 2017. Jenny's research focuses on examining the principle of non-refoulement as a norm in international and European law and a comparative analysis of the United Kingdom and Germany.

Publications/recent projects:

  • (co-authored) ‘European Migrant Crisis’ in American Bar Association, Section of International Law, The Year in Review, Volume 51 (Forthcoming 2017)
  • ‘Representing Child Soldiers Seeking Asylum’ in Canadian Bar Association, Canadian International Lawyer, Volume 12: Issue 1 (Forthcoming 2017)
  • ‘Non-Refoulement in the International Refugee Law Regime: A Lex Specialis?’ Cornell Journal of International Law Online (Forthcoming 2017)
  • ‘Reframing Non-Refoulement as an Individual Right under International Law?’ Refugee Law Initiative Blog
  • 'Drawing Upon International Refugee Law: A Precautionary Approach to Climate Change Displaced Persons’ International Law @ UEA Blog (Forthcoming 2017)
  • Graduate Research Assistant for Canada's Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council Partnership Grant Project titled 'Strengthening Justice for International Crimes: A Canadian Partnership'. Website: http://www.cpij-pcji.com/