Miss Elena Pesina
Elena is a third year Ph.D. Candidate in International Law of Development Cooperation.
Elena Pesina received her first law degree from the Law Faculty of the National Research University the Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russa) in 2008, where she majored in Financial Law. From 2009 till 2014 she has been teaching Financial Law, Banking Law and Tax law and the Russian Cooperative University (Cheboksary). In 2016 Elena has completed her International LL.M. Degree with Thesis at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law (Israel). She specialized in Global Governance and Human Rights.
Research | Current
Elena's research aims to improve the behaviour of donors of development aid by arguing that when delivering aid they should have international legal obligations towards aid deneficiaries. The research is looking at aid delivery as an international development cooperation, which is currently referred to as a “partnership”.
Teaching | Current
Graduate Teaching Assistant - Legal Method (LAW131)
University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship
Academic Career Exploration Award for Doctoral Academic Leadership Initiative (DALI)