Sejal Parmar is Assistant Professor of Law at the Department of Legal Studies and a core faculty member of the Center for Media, Data and Society at the School of Public Policy. Her main field of expertise and research is international human rights law, particularly on freedom of expression. Prior to coming to the CEU, she worked as Senior Legal Officer at ARTICLE 19, the leading international human rights NGO on freedom of expression. Before that, she was the Human Rights Coordinator at Doughty Street Chambers in London. She has also been a visiting lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Edinburgh, an EU-US Fulbright and Emile Noel Fellow at NYU Law School, a Marie Curie Fellow at the Amsterdam Centre for International Law and a visiting scholar at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She was awarded her LLB (honours) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, her PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and has been called to the Bar of England and Wales.