Alexandra Lily Kather (@A_L_Kather), LL.M., is a legal practitioner and consultant in international criminal justice, transitional justice and human rights with expertise in investigation, capacity-building, policy-oriented research and advocacy. Her work follows a trauma-informed, intersectional approach with respect to both engagement with affected persons, communities and partners and the design and implementation of research, investigation and case-building.
She is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Fundamental Rights at the Hertie School of Governance Berlin and at the Unit for Global Justice at Goldsmiths University London conducting a research project on intersectionality as a method to advance international justice. She was formerly a legal advisor on international criminal cases with a particular focus on sexual and gender-based violence at the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, Berlin, Germany. She studied international and European law as well as international criminal law at the University of Groningen, Netherlands. Her research was concerned with the prosecution of crimes of sexual violence in international criminal law as well as the duty of states to prevent genocide in international law.