-Seminar leader for core curricula undergraduate modules Criminal Law, Advanced Criminal law modules (first year and third year students), including the ‘Value Programme’ which is an end-of-year study and legal skills seminar designed for students struggling with the module; - Seminar leader and Associate lecturer for research-lead module on Public Law (second year students); - Supervised criminal law dissertations; mark assignments, such as oral presentations essays, case notes, and final exams for first-year and final year criminal law; - Main teaching tasks: To provide research supervision and offer constructive feedback to improve research, writing, analytic and critical skills in assignments and in-class debates. Other duties include moderate peer-markers and administrative responsibilities.
- Guest lecturer at the University of Essex human rights and drug policy seminar for LLM students (February 2014); - Provided research support to panelists participating in the Open Society Foundations ‘Debate Series on Human Rights and Drug Policy,’ held in six different campus over the world and available on www.hr-dp.com; promoted and publicized debates; wrote summaries and didactic content for further research and education; - Selected literature for centre’s e-library on human rights and drug policy, updated library with state of the art literature on cases, reports, legislation, articles, books, and multi-media material related to human rights topics and their interaction with drug policy; - Built and edited the centre’s website; promotion of the centre’s flagship publication; - Implemented and designed public communication strategy for the book Children of the Drug War (2010), which included promoting stories of interest for news outlets (radio, print, television); secure TV and radio interviews for book contributors; - Maintained public presence of the centre through social networking platforms
04/2007-09/2010 Assistant for Multilateral Affairs, Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN in Vienna Drafted, edited and proofread resolutions, speeches, reports, declarations, correspondence; liaised focal points of the Mexican government with UN agencies (UNODC, UNIDO, INCB, and the CTBTO) and support in other administrative tasks. Filed correspondence, reports and material produced at Embassy, organized filing classification system, keep track of funding input to UN agencies, and status of projects. Reception: Attend, respond, and re-route telephone and email queries by the Mexican community in Austria; provide accurate information on requirements for visa applications and other services provided by consular section; channel queries to appropriate section of the Embassy/Mission.
- Editorial work: Wrote headlines, commentaries, articles, and reviews; edited and proofread staff reporters’ and stringers’ articles (between 15 and 20 writers); - Management work: Organized monthly newspaper content, coordinated reporters’ assignments, researched and scheduled events coverage. This position was a work studentship given in liaison with Webster University, Vienna.
Freelance reporting, pitch stories, contact sources, collaborate with editors, plan image material, interview sources, write short and long stories for young up-beat news program, targeted at 18-35 audience.
Bachelor in Journalism