Dr Elizabeth Stubbins Bates (@estubbinsbates) is a Junior Research Fellow in Law at Merton College, Oxford, an Early Career Fellow at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, and a Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC). Elizabeth began her career as a Legal Adviser at Amnesty International, and has researched and taught International Law, Human Rights and the Law of Armed Conflict at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), SOAS, University of London, and the University of Oxford. Her work on international humanitarian law and international human rights law has been published by Oxford University Press, the International Review of the Red Cross, the European Journal of International Law, the International and Comparative Law Quarterly, the Journal of Conflict and Security Law and the European Human Rights Law Review. Her research findings have been cited by the UN Committee against Torture and the International Committee of the Red Cross; and she has submitted evidence to the UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Drones. She holds a PhD in Law from SOAS, University of London, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and a BA Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford.