Leila Ullrich


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship


Project title

Terrorism and Gender: How can a gender perspective be integrated into international terrorism prevention strategies?

Short biography

Leila Ullrich studied international relations, international law and criminology at the University of Oxford and the London School of Economics. She wrote her doctoral thesis at Oxford about the implementation of ‘justice for victims’ at the International Criminal Court (ICC) while managing the Oxford Transitional Justice Research network. Leila has worked at the ICC, the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations in New York, the German Bundestag and the BBC World Service. As a Mercator Fellow, she will explore how a gender perspective can be integrated into strategies for preventing international terrorism.