Veronica Olin Øverlid


Veronica was a student affiliate at LawTransform.

Veronica Øverlid is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University, Canada. Prior to the PhD, she worked with civil society organizations related to human rights and youth in several countries, and has written several non-academic articles about human rights activism in Latin America. She has taught at a high school level, and has furthermore worked at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Egypt, with a focus on gender-based violence. She has an MA in International Human Rights Law from the American University in Cairo, Egypt, and a Bachelor of Languages with specialization in Spanish and Latin American Studies from the University of Bergen. For her doctoral dissertation, she is examining the “migrant caravans” in Central America / Mexico, considering how this phenomenon challenged central features in international refugee law.
Veronica was a student affiliate at LawTransform.
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