Margot E Salomon, Phd, is a tenured Lecturer at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights and Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science. She leads the LSE's cross-departmental research group on Globalisation, Poverty and Responsibility, is a consultant to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on extreme poverty and human rights and on the right to development, and is a Member of the International Law Association’s Committee on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Dr Salomon’s current research on human rights and climate change is as an Associate of the LSE’s Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy. In 2009 she was appointed to the Executive Board of the Association of Human Rights Institutes (University of Oslo).
Her research interests include the legal dimensions of world poverty, human rights and the international political economy, and 3rd generation rights. Recent publications include: ‘Poverty, Privilege and International Law: The Millennium Development Goals and the Guise of Humanitarianism’ German Yearbook of International Law (2009); ‘Legal Cosmopolitanism and the Normative Contribution of the Right to Development’ in S.P. Marks (ed), Implementing the Right to Development: The Role of International Law (Harvard/FES, 2008); Global Responsibility for Human Rights: World Poverty and the Development of International Law (OUP, 2007); M.E. Salomon, A. Tostensen and W. Vandenhole (eds), Casting the Net Wider: Human Rights, Development and New Duty-Bearers (Intersentia, 2007); ‘Socio-Economic Rights as Minority Rights’ in M. Weller (ed), Universal Minority Rights: A Commentary on the Jurisprudence of International Courts and Treaty Bodies (OUP, 2007).
Dr Margot E Salomon
Centre for the Study of Human Rights/Law Department
London School of Economics
London WC2A 2AE
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