Introducing Emily Jones

Emily Jones

It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Emily Jones!

Emily is a feminist international lawyer working as a Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex. Emily’s work focuses on: military technologies including autonomous weapons systems and human enhancement technologies, international legal personality, feminist and queer methodologies, the granting of legal personality to the environment and the interplays between capitalism, labour, technology and the law.

Emily is on the Coordinating Committee of the European Society of International Law Interest Group on Feminism and International Law as well as a Research Affiliate at Autonomy, a think tank focusing on the changing reality of work. Emily recently acted as co-editor for a Special Issue for the Australian Feminist Law Journal on ‘Gender, War and Technology: Peace and Armed Conflict in the 21st Century,’ which was published in August 2018.

Before joining Essex, Emily taught at SOAS, University of London for a number ofyears, where she also did her PhD. She was a Visiting Fellow at Sciences Po Law School, Paris in 2015. Prior to entering academia, Emily worked for various NGO’s at both a domestic (UK) and international level, where she specialised in the human rights of women.

Heartfelt welcome!

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