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Rebecca Sutton

Rebecca Sutton is a Canadian lawyer and Trudeau Scholar. She teaches on the Managing Humanitarianism MSc course at the London School of Economics (LSE) where she is currently a doctoral candidate. Her interdisciplinary doctoral project explores how humanitarian actors struggle with issues of distinction in the context of robust peacekeeping missions, and the extent to which IHL delineates the boundaries of humanitarian action. Sutton holds a JD from the University of Toronto and an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development from SOAS. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2013 after clerking at the Ontario Court of Appeal. Sutton previously worked in the humanitarian field, serving as Country Director for War Child Canada in Darfur, Sudan from 2009-2011