Dr. Elvira Domínguez-Redondo (LLB, BA Business and Management, LLM, PhD) is Associate Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London (UK). She is the Module Co-ordinator of the 'United Nations mechanims for the promotion and protection of human rights' at University Alcalá de Henares, Madrid (Spain).
She has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University (NY, USA) and University Alcalá de Henares (Spain). In the past, Dr. Domínguez-Redondo held different academic positions at the Transnational Justice Institute (University of Ulster, UK); the Irish Centre for Human Rights (NUI); and University Carlos II de Madrid (Spain). She has worked as a consultant with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Geneva, Switzerland). She is an Advisory Group member of the Geneva (Switzerland) based think-tank Universal Rights Group.
Dr. Domínguez-Redondo is the author three monographs, 'In Defense of Politicization of Human Rights' (OUP, 2020), Minority Rigths in Asia" (co-authored with Prof. J Castellino, OUP 2006); and "Public Special Procedures of the UN Commission on Human Rights" (Tirant lo Blanch, 2005). She has edited three books and authored a wide range of publications on international law and human rights addressing topics such as the United Naitons Universal Periodic Review, affirmative action measures, minority rights, title to territory, self determination or hate speech. In addition to Middlesex University e-repository, the text of many of her publications can be found in the Websites of academia.edu and ssrn.
Dr. Domínguez-Redondo was one of the five independent experts from the Americas and Europe to carry out an Observation Mission on the situation of human rights defenders in Mexico. The final report (in Spanish and English) can be found here. She has participated in the European Union-China, Irish-Chinese and German-Chinese human rights dialogues. She was also engaged with the Latin-American and European Human Rights Network. Among other projects under her responsibility she led the British Council DelPHE-Iraq project creating the first Human Rights Masters programme in Iraq, at Duhok University.
She has delivered lectures, capacity building courses and conference papers to governmental and non-govermental audiences in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Brussels, Chile, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Malta Mexico, Peru, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America and Venezuela.
A full CV of Dr. Domínguez Redondo is available here .
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Dr. Elvira Domínguez-Redondo is currently teaching International Law at undergraduate and postgraduate level. During her time at Middlesex she has designed syllabi and has undertaken module leaderships for: Public InternationalLaw, different undergraduate and posgraduate Human Rights modules and International Commercial Arbitration.
Working at other institutions Dr. Elvira Domínguez Redondo has also participated in the design of new curricula and the delivery of modules on: Consular and Diplomatic Law; European Union Law; Forensic Practice in the Investigation of Torture; United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms; Politics of Human Rights; European System of Protection for Human Rights; Inter-American system of Protection for Human Rights; Reservations to Treaties; Minority Rights and International Humanitarian Law.
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Dominguez-Redondo, Elvira (2022) Russian misuse of international law is final nail in coffin of post WW2 order [Blog post]. Intlawgrrls.
Dominguez-Redondo, Elvira and Sepulveda Carmona, Magdalena (2021) Contextualizing the Cassese Report: the dictatorship that changed the United Nations human rights system and its legacy in monitoring economic, social and cultural rights. In: Pinochet's Economic Accomplices: An Unequal Country by Force. Bohoslavsky, Juan Pablo and Fernández, Karinna and Smart, Sebastián , eds. Lexington Books, London, pp. 63-76. ISBN 9781793616494
Howard, Erica and Dominguez-Redondo, Elvira and Baéz, Narciso Leandro Xavier , eds. (2020) Affirmative action and the law: efficacy of national and international approaches. Routledge, London / New York. ISBN 9780367219536
Howard, Erica (2020) Achieving substantive equality: mainstreaming duties to complement affirmative action measures. In: Affirmative Action and the Law: Efficacy of National and International Approaches. Howard, Erica and Dominguez-Redondo, Elvira and Beaz, Narciso Leandro Xavier , eds. Routledge, London / New York, pp. 198-212. ISBN 9780367219536
Howard, Erica (2020) Effectiveness of affirmative action measures in the United Kingdom and South Africa. In: Affirmative Action and the Law: Efficacy of National and International Approaches. Howard, Erica and Dominguez-Redondo, Elvira and Baéz, Narciso Leandro Xavier , eds. Routledge, London / New York, pp. 58-77. ISBN 9780367219536