Janine Natalya Clark joined Birmingham Law School in October 2014. She was promoted to Reader in 2016 and promoted to Professor in 2018. Her research interests include resilience, social-ecological systems, transitional justice, posthumanism/new materialism and reconciliation.
Janine is close to completing a five-year European Research Council (ERC) project, entitled A Comparative Study of Resilience in Survivors of War Rape and Sexual Violence: New Directions for Transitional Justice (CSRS). Her interdisciplinary work relating to the project has been published in a wide range of peer-reviewed journals, including International Affairs, the International Journal of Transitional justice, the Journal of International Criminal Justice, Theoretical Criminology, International Studies Review, the British Journal of Sociology and Memory Studies.
Janine’s newest monograph – Resilience, Conflict-Related Sexual Violence and Transitional Justice: A Social-Ecological Framing – was published by Routledge in October 2022 and is available open access. The second book resulting from the ERC project – Resilience, Adaptive Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice: How Societies Recover after Collective Violence – was published open access by Cambridge University Press in September 2021. Janine co-edited the book with Professor Michael Ungar, founder of the Resilience Research Centre at Dalhousie University in Canada.