Kerrie Rowan

Kerrie Rowan, GLP Fellow

Kerrie joined the Center in 2018 and is responsible for conducting international human right law research to support cross-departmental thematic discussions and policy formulation.

Kerrie joined the Center from London where she practiced as a criminal defense barrister at 25 Bedford Row. Prior to becoming a barrister, she worked as a legal assistant on the white-collar criminal defense team at Arnold & Porter LLP and as a research assistant with the Capital Sentencing Institute at St. Louis University, Missouri. Kerrie spent almost two years as legal assistant and case manager of a defense team at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Kerrie has also clerked for Justice Arbel at the Supreme Court of Israel, where her research focused on comparative human rights law.

Kerrie received her undergraduate degree in Law with French Law from University College Dublin, her LLM from McGill University and a Certificate in International Human Rights Law and Practice from the London School of Economics. While completing her LLM, Kerrie volunteered with Innocence McGill, served as a fellow with the One Justice Project and was managing editor of the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law. She is a qualified barrister in England and Wales (2015) and a New York attorney (2013).