Shane Darcy is a lecturer at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway and Director of the Ph.D Programme at the Centre. His teaching and research interests are in the fields of international humanitarian law, international criminal law, business and human rights, and transitional justice. He holds a B.A. from the University of Limerick, and LL.M and PhD degrees from the National University of Ireland Galway. He has published a number of articles and is currently an Associate Editor of Criminal Law Forum. While at Harvard, he will continue his work on a research project exploring the judicial development of international humanitarian law.