Professor Suzannah Linton holds the position of Distinguished Professor at the Law School of Zhejiang Gongshang University and has been awarded a Thousand Talent Award from the People’s Republic of China.
She has over 25 years of experience in the field of International Law as an academic and practitioner. Professor Linton was previously the Chair of International Law at Bangor University in the UK, and Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong. Her professional experience includes serving as a United Nations Prosecutor in East Timor, International Law advisor to the East Timor Truth Commission, Consultant to the United Nations in Cambodia, Moldova and elsewhere, and as Law Clerk to Judges Cassese and Mumba at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Professor Linton’s research is widely published, and she lectures around the world as a visiting professor, guest lecturer and conference speaker. In 2017, she was elected to the International Institute of Humanitarian Law in San Remo, Italy. Professor Linton is a co-editor of the Oxford University Press Monographs in International Humanitarian and Criminal Law, and she serves on the editorial boards of several law journals. She is, together with Professor Tim McCormack of Melbourne University and Professor Sandy Sivakumaran of Nottingham University, presently co-leading a major project involving over 50 experts entitled Asia Pacific Perspectives on International Humanitarian Law, to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2019.
At our Law School, Professor Linton teaches Public International Law, the International Law of Armed Conflict and International Criminal Law. She is authorised to supervise LLM and PhD students. Professor Linton has received awards for outstanding teaching and academic contribution from her time with us.