Manuel Galvis Martínez received his PhD in International Studies in July 2018. His dissertation combined International Law and History and focused on the role of allegiance in international humanitarian law. During his PhD program he was a visiting researcher at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden University, and the Law faculty of Lund University. His areas of professional and academic expertise include International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, and Human Rights Law.
Prior to acquiring his PhD in Trento, he received an LL.M. in International Crime and Justice from the United Nations Interregional Crime Research Institute (UNICRI) and the University of Turin; as well as an LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights from the Académie de droit international humanitaire et de droits humains à Genève. In addition to his academic expertise, Manuel has professional experience in the field of International Criminal Law having interned and worked in several cases in front of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the International Criminal Court (ICC), and the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (MICT).
He can be contacted at: Manuel.galvis.martinez [at] gmail.com