- Public International Law
- International Criminal Law and Procedure
- International Human Rights Law
- Humanitarian Law
- Transitional Justice
External roles and responsibilities
Before joining Southampton Law School (2019) and being appointed as a Judge at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (2020), Nina was Professor of Law (2014-2018) and Associate Professor of Law (2010-2014) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In the academic year 2014-15, she was a Visiting Fellow on the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School. From 2001 to 2010, she worked in various capacities at the Special Court for Sierra Leone in Freetown (including as Senior Appeals Counsel and Senior Legal Adviser for the Office of the Prosecutor), the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in Phnom Penh (Senior Judicial Coordinator for the Pre-Trial Chamber), and the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia (Associate Legal Officer in Chambers) and Rwanda (Defence Legal Assistant) in The Hague and Arusha respectively. She has also worked for the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights in Warsaw as the Legal Adviser for Tolerance and Non-Discrimination. Prior to these assignments, she was a post-doctoral research fellow in international criminal law at the University of Leiden.
Nina has a D.Phil. (public international law) and MSt (creative writing) from the University of Oxford, and LLB (Hons) from the University of Bristol. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Gray’s Inn) in 1999 and has a practising certificate as a barrister.