Justina Uriburu

Justina Uriburu


Justina Uriburu is a PhD Candidate at the International Law Department at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. Her research focuses on international adjudication, the history and theory of international law, and Latin America and international law. At the Graduate Institute, Justina was a Doctoral Researcher at the SNF-funded project ‘Diversity on the International Bench: Building Legitimacy for International Courts and Tribunals’ and a Teaching Assistant at the LLM in International Law. Justina received a Gallatin Fellowship to conduct archival research in Washington, D.C. and was based at American University.

Justina completed her Degree in Law at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she graduated second in her class. She obtained an LLM in International Law at University College London as a Chevening Scholar. Before joining the Graduate Institute, she was a Law Clerk at the Office of the Attorney General, where she worked on cases involving the domestic application of international law and crimes against humanity. She has extensive experience teaching international law at the undergraduate and masters levels, including at the Graduate Institute’s LLM in International Law, UTDT’s Law degree and MSc in International Relations, and the Swiss School for International Relations.

Justina’s works have been published in the American Journal of International Law, the Leiden Journal of International Law, and the London Review of International Law. Justina combines academic expertise with first-hand experience in international adjudication. She has worked as an international lawyer, including in a case before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and in the campaign for the election of Professor Marcelo Kohen to the ICJ.

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