Alexandra Stafford

Research Topic:

International Criminal Tribunals, international order, and organizational innovation
International Relations Network
Nuffield College
DPhil International Relations

I am a DPhil student in International Relations, with interests in international organisations, international law, international criminal justice, transitional justice, and international order.

I completed my MPhil in International Relations in 2020; my MPhil thesis examined the processes of judicial and organisational innovation at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). My DPhil project builds on this research.

Prior to arriving at Oxford, I received my Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (BSFS) in International Politics from Georgetown University. My undergraduate specialisations included International Law, Institutions, and Ethics, and Diplomatic Studies.


  • French (intermediate)


My research interests include:

  • International ethics and global Justice,
  • Law and International law,
  • International organisations,
  • Norms, legitimacy and justification,
  • Human rights,
  • Global governance,
  • International order
Alexandra Stafford