Rosemary Byrne

Assoc Prof in International Law

Trinity College Dublin

R. Byrne (B.A. Columbia, 1986, J.D. Harvard, 1992) is Associate Professor of International and Human Rights Law. Recently, she completed a five-year term as a Human Rights Commissioner for the Irish Human Rights Commission, which is the national human rights institution established in the aftermath of the Good Friday Agreement. She is the former Chair of the Scientific Committee of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency, of which she continues to serve as a member until 2018. She has been a Visiting Professor of International Law at the Paris School of International Affairs, Institut d'Études Politiques (Sciences-Po) and at the China-EU School of Law, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing.