- Main field of interest: Human Rights
Misha Plagis is a postdoctoral researcher with the advancing public interests in international and European law research strand at the T.M.C. Asser Institute. Her research focusses on African Union law, human rights, and transnational environmental law.
Misha obtained her Ph.D. (summa cum laude) from Freie Universität Berlin in 2018, as part of the Human Rights Under Pressure interdisciplinary research training group. She also holds an LL.M. in Globalisation and Law (2012), with a focus on human rights, from Maastricht University. Prior to her academic career, Misha worked with a number of NGOs in India, South Africa, and the UK. She is also currently the associate editor of The ACtHPR Monitor, which provides news, comment and debate on the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights.