Curriculum Vitae

Doctoral Student, Assistant Lecturer, Research Assistant, Aspirant Professor.

Visa Status: UK Citizen, US Permanent Resident

Freya Doughty LL.M


JSD/Doctorate of Judicial Science
(2019 – )
Washington University in St. Louis
Thesis: International Climate Justice and Children’s Rights
Advisor: Prof. Susan Appleton

LL.M Public International Law
(2017 – 2018)
London School of Economics and Political Science
Thesis: An exploration of the ‘best interests’ principle under the UNCRC: Article 3(1) and its applicability, adequacies, and failings as a protectionary article for the girl-child

LLB(Hons) Law – First Class Honors (4.0)
(2014 – 2017)
University of the West of England, Bristol


Assistant Lecturer of European Union Law
(2022 – )
University of the West of England, Bristol

Gephardt Evaluation and Research Assistant
(2021 – )
Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, St. Louis


Course Assistant – LL.B and LL.M
(2023 – 2023) (contract)
University of Essex – European Union Law and Competition Law

Teaching Assistant – JSD and LL.M Programs
(2021 – 2022 )
Washington University in St. Louis

Research Assistant
Assistant to Professor Charles C. Jalloh at the United Nations International Law Commission

Research Assistant
(2019 – 2020)
Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute, St. Louis
Assistant to Professor Leila Nadya Sadat

Litigation Paralegal and Researcher
Mishcon de Reya, London

Research and Administrative Assistant
(2018 – 2019)
Law Business Research, London


Dagen-Legomsky Fellowship – 2020
Awarded by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute and Professor Leila Nadya Sadat

Pro Bono Initiative of the Year – 2016
The Lawyer Magazine


International Advisory Board
(2023 – )
Global Studies Law Review, Washington University in St. Louis

Committee Member
(2022 – )
International Environmental and Energy Law Committee and International Human Rights Committee, ABILA

The Hague Academy of International Law, Public International Law Summer School