Last updated on: 3/31/2016 10:49:00 AM PST
Kate Wraith, Associate Researcher
Kate Wraith graduated from the University of Bath (UK) with a BSc (Hons) in Sociology and earned a Masters of Law (LLM) in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from Lancaster University (UK). Her Master’s thesis investigated the legal standing of detainees at Guantanamo Bay.
Prior to joining ProCon.org, Kate worked as a Research Associate with the Omega Research Foundation, a UK-based nonprofit, researching the human rights impact of security and policing equipment. She has provided research support, briefings and reports to a number of organizations including the UN Committee Against Torture, the US Bureau of Industry and Security, Amnesty International, and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute; contributed to the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights’ Weapons Law Encyclopedia; and provided training workshops for civil society organizations, journalists, and UN special mechanisms worldwide.
Kate has also worked as a Research Consultant with the University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute where she provided research support and editing services for the online Post Graduate Certificate in Ethics, Human Rights, and Health.
Following a stint as a volunteer researcher, Kate joined the staff of ProCon.org in April 2015 as a part-time Associate Researcher.