Derek Inman


Derek Inman studied Political Science and Human Rights at Carleton University and completed an LLM in Human Rights Law at the University of Nottingham. Following this, he interned with the International Commission of Jurists’ Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Project and the Presidency Section of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

In addition, Derek has worked extensively with the International Criminal Justice Unit of University of Nottingham’s Human Rights Law Centre, assisting with the development of the ICC Legal Tools Project. He has also held various roles with the Federal Government of Canada for over 8 years.

His particular interests include: victims’ rights (specifically the right to participate in criminal proceedings), feminist perspectives on international criminal law, socio-legal methods and critical legal studies.

Derek will be completing a doctoral dissertation titled: "Indigenous peoples' rights to traditional lands, territories and resources: a comparative view from the various human rights systems", with promoters prof. Stefaan Smis and prof. Paul De Hert. His research forms part of work package 6 (WP6) of the Interuniversity Attraction Poles (IAP) Project.


Derek Inman

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussels, Belgium