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Genevieve Renard Painter

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Year: Advanced to Candidacy (ABD) - JSP

Education:

B.C.L., LL.B. (distinction), McGill University
Member of the Quebec Bar
London School of Economics and Political Science (visiting student)
B.A. (Hons), International Relations, Wellesley College

Concentrations:

Human rights discourses, Indigeneity, Gender, Legal history, Anthropology

Awards:

Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship (2012-2013)
Berkeley Empirical Legal Studies Graduate Fellowship (2012-2013)
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, Legal Studies Department (2011-2012)
Graduate Division Summer Grant (2012, 2011)
Steven Poe Best Graduate Student Paper Award, International Studies Association (2011)
Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Section Paper Award, International Studies Association (2011)
Audre Rapaport Prize for Scholarship in Gender and Human Rights (2011)
Selznick Fellowship, UC Berkeley (2009-2011)
J.W.F. Peacock Award (2009)
125th Anniversary National Programme Entrance Scholarship (McGill University)

Academic Experiences:


Teaching
- Instructor: R1B, Undergraduate research seminar, “Critical Perspectives on Human Rights” (2013)
- Teaching Assistant: Sociology of Law, Feminist Jurisprudence, and Law and Development

Service
- Critical Perspectives on Human Rights Working Group, co-coordinator (2012-2013)
- Student Liaison to Faculty Appointments Committee, Berkeley Law, co-coordinator (2011-2012)

Publications
- "A Figure in the Law and the Archive: Samera Esmeir and the Making of Juridical Humanity" Qui Parle 22(1), forthcoming
- “Thinking Past Rights: Towards Feminist Theories of Reparations” (2012) Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice 30: 1 (peer-reviewed)
- "Linking Women's Human Rights and the MDGs: An Agenda for 2005 from the UK Gender and Development Network" (2005) Gender and Development, 13:1 79

Employment Experiences:

Executive Director, Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, McGill University
Student attorney, Dionne Gertler Schulze, Montreal
Member, Coalition on Women's Human Rights in Conflict Situations
Advocate, Trust Fund for Victims, International Criminal Court
Advocate, Human Rights Watch, Brussels and New York
Advocacy and Policy Manager, WOMANKIND Worldwide, London
Consultant, Gender and Development Network (UK)