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Sigall Horovitz-1Sigall Horovitz was a post-doctoral fellow at the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions in 2014-15. Her research areas include transitional justice and international criminal law, with a special focus on Africa and Israel-Palestine. Dr. Horovitz holds a Master of Laws from Columbia University (LL.M.2003,with honors), and a Doctor of Laws from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.D. 2014). Her doctoral dissertation focuses on the impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on national reconciliation in Rwanda. It forms part of the larger ERC-funded research on the Effectiveness of International Courts. Prior to her doctoral studies, Dr. Horovitz worked for the UN as a legal advisor at the ICTR (in Tanzania) and the Special Court for Sierra Leone (in Sierra Leone and The Hague). 

Dr. Horovitz directs university projects on transitional justice, and she initiated the transitional justice programs at both Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She also develops and teaches courses on transitional justice and on election and party law. Dr. Horovitz is a recipient of the Arthur Helton Fellowship of the American Society of International Law (2013), the Rabin Scholarship of the Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2013-2014), and the Vodoz Prize of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2012). She is a member of the New York and Israeli Bar Associations, and a founding member of ALMA - the Association for the Promotion of International Humanitarian Law.

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