Dr Anna Hood is a senior lecturer at the University of Auckland. She has a BA/LLB (hons) from the University of Melbourne, an LLM from NYU and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. Her research interests include international law and security, refugee law and disarmament.
In addition to her academic work, she runs a pro-bono international law consultancy called Lex Specialis. Prior to becoming an academic, she worked for a number of human rights and refugee organisations in Australia, the United States and Uganda.