USC experts available to discuss ICC arrest warrant for Putin over war crime allegations
March 21, 2023
On Friday, March 17, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin for war crimes committed in Ukraine. Russia has since responded by opening its own case against the ICC. USC experts in international relations and human rights are available to discuss what the charges mean for the war in Ukraine and international diplomacy moving forward.
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Robert English is an associate professor of international relations at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. He is an expert in international foreign policy and defense, Russia, the former USSR and Eastern Europe, with a focus ranging from general issues of regional relations to specific questions of ethnicity, identity, and nationalism.
Steven Lamy is a professor emeritus of political science and international relations and spatial sciences at USC Dornsife. His areas of expertise include international relations theory; foreign policy analysis; the foreign policies of the Western nation-states with an emphasis on Western European states, the U.S. and Canada; and human security.
Katarzyna Pisarska is a faculty fellow at the Center on Public Diplomacy at USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She is based in Poland and has been assisting refugee families. She also is the founder and director of the European Academy of Diplomacy in Poland.
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Hannah Garry is an expert on refugee issues, a clinical professor of law and the founding director of USC Gould’s International Human Rights Clinic. She has been invited as an expert before the International Criminal Court, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Canadian Parliament and various task forces.
Henna Pithia is a visiting clinical professor at the USC Gould School and leads the school’s International Human Rights Clinic. She has worked with the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Human Rights Clinic. Pithia currently assists asylum seekers and trafficking survivors in Los Angeles.