Profile of Invited Expert “McDougall”

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Full Name
Dr. Carrie McDougall, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
University of Melbourne

Dr. Carrie McDougall teaches and researches international law at the University of Melbourne, specialising in the jus ad bellum, international criminal law, and international humanitarian law. She returned to academia after nearly a decade working for the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, where she served first as Legal Specialist and Assistant Director of the International Law Section in Canberra and then as Legal Adviser at Australia’s Mission to the United Nations in New York. She is currently one of a small group of experts advising the Government of Ukraine on the prosecution of crimes of aggression.

Selected Citations to Published Materials
  • Carrie McDougall, The Imperative of Prosecuting Crimes of Aggression Committed Against Ukraine, 28 J. Conflict & Security L. 203 (2023), available online, doi.
  • Carrie McDougall, The Crime of Aggression Under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (2d ed. 2021), paywall, doi.
  • Carrie McDougall, The Crime of Aggression, in Elgar Encyclopedia of Crime and Criminal Justice (Pedro Caeiro, Sabine Gless, Valsamis Mitsilegas, Miguel João Costa, Janneke De Snaijer & Georgia Theodorakakou eds., 2022), paywall, doi.
  • Carrie McDougall, The Crimes Against Peace Precedent, in The Crime of Aggression: A Commentary 49 (Claus Kreß & Stefan Barriga eds., 2016), paywall, doi.
  • Carrie McDougall, Why Ukraine Needs an International—Not Internationalised—Tribunal to Prosecute the Crimes of Aggression Committed Against It, Polish Rev. Int’l & Eur. L., forthcoming (2023).


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