Pietro Sullo is a visiting lecturer in public international law at the University of Kent (BSIS) and a research associate at the University of Leuven. His main areas of expertise include international law, human rights law, transitional justice, international criminal law and refugee law. Dr. Sullo has worked at the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg as a senior researcher in the Sudan Team and as a coordinator of the International Research School on Retaliation, Mediation and Punishment. He was the Director of the European Master's Programme in Human Rights and Democratization (E.MA) in Venice. He has contributed a study on the implementation of the EU Dublin III Regulation for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. He has also worked for international NGOs and as a consultant on human rights and transitional justice for the Libya Constitution Drafting Assembly.