Dr Krisztina Huszti-Orban

Dr Krisztina Huszti-Orban

Krisztina Huszti-Orban is a Senior Research Officer working with the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project at the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex. Prior to joining the University of Essex, she worked as a legal adviser with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), where she covered security policies and human rights, with particular emphasis on counter-terrorism and preventing and countering violent extremism, and advised on international humanitarian law and international criminal law.

Before that, she worked as a lawyer with the Directorate of the Jurisconsult of the European Court of Human Rights where she provided advice on matters pertaining to human rights law and diverse aspects of public international law to the Sections and the Grand Chamber of the Court. Prior to that, Krisztina was a visiting researcher at New York University School of Law, and worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), the United Nations Office of Amnesty International in Geneva and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights.

Krisztina holds a PhD in international law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, an LLM in international humanitarian law from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, a master’s degree in comparative law and governance from the Andrassy Gyula University in Budapest and an LLB from the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj Napoca, Romania.