Sarah Thin (S.)
Sarah is a PhD Researcher and Tutor in the International and European Law Department (jointly with the University of Hasselt). Originally from Scotland, she moved to Maastricht in 2018. She holds an LLB (1st Class) from the University of Durham, UK and an LLM in Public International Law (with Distinction) from the University of Nottingham, UK. She has also studied at the University of Rouen (France).
Sarah has worked for and with a number of organisations in politics, human rights, social justice and environmental protection, and continues to do so alongside academic work wherever she can.
Sarah's PhD research focuses on state responsibility and the community interest in international law. She is also interested in human rights law, international environmental law, and other issues of public international law.
Sarah runs the Critical Approaches to International Law Study Group. She has taught on the International Law (BA, Hasselt), Introduction to International and European Law (BA, UM), and Public International Law (LLM, UM) courses. She has also acted as a coach and judge in multiple moot court competitions, including Jessup, Kalshoven, Pictet, and Rene Cassin.
Sarah is currently a PhD representative for the Law Faculty; Editorial Assistant for the Hague Yearbook of International Law; Co-Editor of the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights newsletter and Web Editor for the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights.
Public International Law
International Environmental Law
International Human Rights Law
European Human Rights Law