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Carly Krakow

New Part-time Faculty
carly.krakow@nyu.edu

B.A., Individualized Study, New York University, 2016
M.Phil., International Relations and Politics, University of Cambridge, 2017

Carly A. Krakow is a scholar of international law and environmental justice, writer, journalist, and activist. In the Law School at the London School of Economics, she is a PhD Candidate in International Law, Judge Higgins Scholar, and Modern Law Review Scholar. For her doctoral research, she is analyzing how environmental and climate injustice can be understood as “a totalitarianism of our time,” engaging with the work of theorists including Hannah Arendt. Her writing has appeared in publications including openDemocracy, Opinio Juris, Al Jazeera, Jadaliyya, E-International Relations, Truthout, and the academic journal Water. Her fiction has appeared in publications including Across the Margin, Potato Soup Journal, Adelaide, and The Daily Drunk. She is Managing Editor for Special Projects and Environment Co-Editor at Jadaliyya. For the Arab Studies Institute, she hosts and produces broadcast programs about international current affairs, politics, and culture. In the Palestinian West Bank, Krakow investigated water access and exposure to toxins. In South Africa, she analyzed the impacts of Cape Town’s water crisis on the city’s most marginalized communities. In Greece, she examined living conditions and access to healthcare for asylum-seekers and refugees. She was awarded fieldwork funding from the Council for British Research in the Levant. At LSE, for undergraduate students, she has taught public international law, and contemporary international law and politics. For master’s students, she has taught research and writing. Previously, she was Vice Editor-in-Chief of the Cambridge Law Review. She has presented her work at events and conferences hosted by LSE, Cambridge, Oxford, NYU, SOAS, the Middle East Studies Association, the International Studies Association, the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies, and at World Water Week in Stockholm. Read more about her work at www.carlykrakow.com.

Teaching and Research Interests

international law; environmental justice; environmental racism; climate crisis; toxic exposure; human rights; international politics; law and literature; displacement; citizenship; political theory; activism and resistance; journalism; Middle East

Carly Krakow