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LL.B/B.A University of Auckland, New Zealand
LL.M New York University School of Law
Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
Yvette Russell holds undergraduate degrees in Law and Politics from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, where she was the recipient of a Senior Prize in Law. She holds a Master of Laws degree from New York University, where she was a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar and a PEO International Peace Scholar. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Kent, where she held a Kent Research Studentship for three years. Prior to starting at Queen’s in 2012, she was a teaching fellow at the University of Reading School of Law. She is a co-ordinating editor for the journal Feminist Legal Studies.
Critical theory, feminist theory, poststructuralist philosophy, criminal law.
Yvette Russell ‘Thinking Sexual Difference Through the Law of Rape’ (2013) 24(3) Law and Critique
Yvette Russell ‘Luce Irigaray: An Ode to (A-)Luce’ in Dillet, Mackenzie and Porter (eds.) The Edinburgh Companion to Poststructuralism (Edinburgh University Press: 2013).
Yvette Russell ‘Louise Du Toit: A Philosophical Investigation of Rape: The Making and Unmaking of the Feminine Self’ (2010) 18(1) Feminist Legal Studies 103
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