Professor of International Law
Flinders Law School
Susan joined the law school in 2010 as Professor of International Law. Her immediate past appointment was as Reader in International Law and Assistant Associate Dean for Research at the School of Law, University of Surrey. Prior to that post she was the Dorset Fellow in International Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. Her first academic post was as a lecturer in International Law at Queen's University Belfast. Prior to attending the London School of Economics in 1999 where she obtained her Masters in Law and PhD Susan was a Barrister and Solicitor in Kingston, Canada where she practiced family, criminal and childrens law for eighteen years.
Bachelor of Arts (History and Political Science) Queen's University Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Bachelor of Laws Queen's University Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Master of Arts (Political Science) Queen's University Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Master of Laws (International Law), London School of Economics
PhD (International Law) London School of Economics
Barrister and Solicitor Ontario
Associate Dean Research for the School of Law
International Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights Law
Law of Armed Conflict, International Protection of Human Rights, the Law of International Organisations
Member of the legal team for the Kurdish Human Rights Project
Member of the Advisory Board for the Recording of Casualties of Armed Conflict Project of the Oxford Research Group.
|Postal address:||GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia|
List of Selected Publications
Kerim Yildiz and Susan Breau, The Kurdish Conflict: Political Context, the Law of Armed Conflict, and Post-Conflict Mechanisms, Routledge 2010.
'The right to life of detainees in armed conflict' in J. Yorke (ed) Orientations of the Right and Value of Life, Ashgate 2010.
'International Humanitarian Law Obligations of States and Military Coalitions Involved in Military Missions' in M. Odello & R. Piotrowicz (eds), International Military Missions, Brill 2010.
I.Carr and S. Breau, 'Towards achieving a balance: Humanitarian Aid, Human Rights and Corruption', in M. Odello and S. Cavandoli, Emerging Areas of Human Rights in the 21st Century: The Role of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, Routedge 2010.
'The right to a home and disasters' in L. Fox and J. Sweeny, Home, Displacement and Dispossession, Ashgate 2010.
'The International Law Implications of the Turkish/Kurdish Conflict' (2008) 41 Revue Belge de Droit International 431
'The Contribution of the Special Court for Sierra Leone to the Development of International Humanitarian Law', (2008) 34 Commonwealth Law Bulletin 817
'The Constitutionalization of the International Legal Order', (2008) 21 Leiden Journal of International Law 545
Elizabeth Wilmshurst and Susan Breau editors, Perspectives on the ICRC Study on Customary International Humanitarian Law, Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Javaid Rehman and Susan Breau, editors, Religion, Human Rights and International Law, Martinus Nijhoff, 2007
'Protected Persons and Objects' in Perspectives on the ICRC Study on Customary International Humanitarian Law, edited by Elizabeth Wilmshurst and Susan Breau, Cambridge University Press, 2007.
'Human Rights and Cultural Relativism: The False Dichotomy' in Religion, Human Rights and International Law, edited by Javaid Rehman and Susan Breau, Martinus Nijhoff, 2007..