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Tor Krever



Assistant Professor


School of Law
University of Warwick

Research Interests

Tor Krever is an Assistant Professor in the School of Law, University of Warwick. His current research develops a materialist history of maritime piracy in international legal thought. His broader research interests include critical and Marxist approaches to international law, political economy and international development, and left-legal theory. Tor is an editor of the London Review of International Law.


Tor joined the University of Warwick in April 2017. He is currently completing his PhD in Law at the London School of Economics. He also holds JD and AB (Social Studies) degrees from Harvard University and LLM and MPhil (Development Studies) degrees from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining Warwick, Tor was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra in Portugal. He has worked on development issues at the United Nations in New York, human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, and international criminal law at the Special Court for Sierra Leone in the Hague where he assisted with Charles Taylor's defence. He has also been visiting fellow at the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia and, in 2011, was law research clerk to Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke of the South African Constitutional Court.


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