Rosa Aloisi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science where she teaches International Politics, International Law and Human Rights. As a professor, she tries to engage students in the most debatable topics about international relations and challenges them to question conventional ideas and definitions of human rights. Her main goal is to enable students to connect intellectually with the topics and emotionally with the lives and experiences of other human beings. Aloisi’s research focuses on the work of international tribunals, human rights institutions, and the evolution of international criminal law. Her scholarship is published in Judicature, International Criminal Law Review and Journal of Conflict Resolution. Her current research investigates the role that international judges play in the development of international criminal law and the impact that United Nations Special Procedures have on countries human rights ratings.
University of North Texas
University of Messina
Judgement Day: Judicial Decision Making at the International Criminal Tribunals. Cambridge University Press, 2017.
(2012) “The Influence of Home Country Characteristics on Judicial Decision Making at the ICTY” with James Meernik and Jennifer Ding, Judicature, 95(4): 171-176.
(2012) “The Impact of Human Rights Organizations on Naming and Shaming Campaign” with James Meernik, Angela Nichols and Marsha Sowell, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 56(1): 1-24.
(2010) “The Impact of Tribunals and Truth Commissions on Post Conflict Peace Building”, with James Meernik, Angela Nichols and Marsha Sowell, in Peace and Conflict 2010 (J. Joseph Hewitt, Jonathan Wilkenfeld, and Ted Robert Gurr eds.) Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers.
(2009) “Legitimacy, Civil Society, and Support for Democracy”, in Leticia Herras Gomez and John A. Booth co-editors, Perspectivas para la Democracia en America Latina, Toluca, Mexico, Universidad Autonoma del Estado del Mexico.
(2009) “News Media Consumption and Political Participation in Central America: Causation and Explanation”, with Ryan Salzman, Journal of Spanish Language Media, Vol. 2 (Feb.): 46-75.