It is our pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Frauke Renz! Frauke currently is pursuing her PhD in public international law with a focus on state responsibility and new trends in warfare, in particular the privatization of security and the development of autonomous weapons systems.
She previously was a Visiting Researcher at the East-West Center and at the Georgetown University Law Center and is a Non-Resident Fellow with the Pacific Forum CSIS. Frauke has worked in academia and the private sector in Asia, Europe and the U.S. and is founder of the consulting company IR.Asia. She holds a summa cum laude Master of Law from the University of Bern as well as a Master in International Relations with distinction from Tsinghua University in Beijing. Her research focus ranges from public international law, international humanitarian law, private international law and law of the sea to the nexus between international law and international relations.