Dr Elizabeth Mavropoulou - Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies
Elizabeth studied law in Athens (LLB) where she qualified as an attorney at law (non-practising). She completed her postgraduate degree in Public International Law at the University of Westminster (LLM, Distinction).
In 2021, Elizabeth completed her PhD degree defending her Thesis ‘Responsibility Sharing in International Refugee Law; Towards Differentiated Legal Obligations’. She currently lectures part-time on public international law and international human rights law modules at the University of Westminster.
For the past eight years, Elizabeth has been with the UK-based charity Human Rights at Sea where she is the Programme Manager running and overseeing its programmes and projects. The charity acts as a global catalyst for human rights in the maritime environment and through research, advocacy, investigation and lobbying has contributed to legal and policy developments in countries around the world.