Dr Theresa Squatrito

Dr Theresa Squatrito

Assistant Professor

Department of International Relations

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Key Expertise
International organizations and law, international courts, civil society

About me

Dr Squatrito is an Assistant Professor in International Organizations in the Department of International Relations at LSE. She is an associated researcher at PluriCourts—Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order at the University of Oslo.

She teaches international organizations and international institutions at LSE.

Her research focuses on international organisations (IOs) and international law. Through the comparative study of international institutions, she contributes to debates on the institutional design, performance, and legitimacy of IOs and international courts (ICs). Currently, her research examines how the institutional design of ICs shapes judicial decision-making as well as the performance of IOs.

Dr Squatrito received her PhD from the University of Washington, Seattle in Political Science. Previously she has held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Oslo, PluriCourts Center and Stockholm University on the Transdemos research programme. 

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Theresa Squatrito supervises doctoral studies in areas including:
International law, international organisations, and global governance. This includes topics such as institutional design, compliance, legitimacy, effectiveness, and performance.

Expertise Details

International organizations and law; international courts; global governance; civil society and NGOs; human rights