Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin
|Sonya Ruth Cotton|
Bio in brief
Sonya Cotton is an interdisciplinary socio-legal scholar and a PhD candidate at University College Dublin’s Sutherland School of Law. Her research is part of the Property [In]Justice project funded by the European Research Council, which examines the role of international law in facilitating spatial [in]justice.
She possesses a Master of Laws in China Studies from Peking University and a Master of Philosophy in Comparative Law in Africa from the University of Cape Town (UCT). She also has an honour’s degree in linguistics from UCT and a Bachelor of Arts in Xhosa communication and linguistics from UCT. Her research interests include legal pluralism, spatial justice, critical legal studies and human rights.