University of Nicosia, School of Law
Dimitrios Kourtis is a Research Associate at the School of Law of the University of Nicosia Cyprus, Publications Editor of the oldest Cyprological social sciences journal The Cyprus Review, and Adjunct Instructor in International Law at the same School. He is a regular guest contributor to the oldest American academic blog on international law, Opinio Juris (http://opiniojuris.org/author/dimitrios-kourtis/), the first portal of comprehensive legal information in Cyprus Dikaiosyni (https://dikaiosyni.com/author/i-kourtis/), and the platform for independent journalism Larissa Press (https://www.larissapress.gr/author/dkourtis/). Several of his articles have been also hosted by the Greek newspaper Efimerida ton Syntakton. He holds an LLM in Public International Law from the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH, Greece). He is completing his PhD in Public International Law at the AUTH’s School of Law. His research interests focus on the international law of mass atrocities, international genocide law and the right to a proper remedy for victims of genocide. His doctoral research has been funded by the Hellenic Foundation of Research and Innovation (2017-2018). He is an accredited public policy disputes’ mediator, and a national expert on international criminal law, having provided specialist services to the Inter-Party Parliamentary Committee on WW 2 Reparations of the Greek Parliament upon its final term (2016). He speaks English, French, Italian, and Spanish, while possessing functional understanding of Portuguese and Hebrew.