International Law Blog Team of Editors
Senior Editor: Matteo Mastracci
Matteo Mastracci is PhD Researcher at Koç University (Istanbul, Turkey). His main research interests include Comparative Constitutionalism, Populist Constitutionalism, Legal Theory, and Turkish politics under authoritarian rule. He holds a Master Degree in Law from University of Teramo (Teramo, Italy), an LL.M. degree in International Criminal Law and Corporate Crimes from LUISS School of Law (Rome, Italy) and an LL.M. degree in Public International Law and Human Rights from Riga Graduate School of Law (Riga, Latvia). Currently, as a full-time doctoral researcher, he is conducting comparative studies, through a mixed-method approach, on European populist parties and their impact on the resilience of constitutional regimes.
Associate Editor: Anusha Ravishankar
Anusha is a recent law graduate (2014-2019) who is currently practising in the Madras High Court. During her bachelors, she was an enthusiastic participant in various domestic and international moot court competitions and legal aid camps. She is a Citizens for Public Leadership Fellow and continues to take interest in public policy matters. She was previously employed with Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation where she worked on research relating to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, defenders manual for the prevention of atrocities against SC/STs and Public Interest Litigation
At present, she also works as one of the editors for the International Review of Human Rights Law journal’s sixth edition (2020-21). She is an active volunteer for Paint it Red- an NGO working on menstrual health awareness and Netri Foundation- an initiative which is striving to increase participation of women in politics and empowering them. Anusha’s areas of interest include human rights, public international law, public policy and anthropology. She blogs at www.anushatyna.wordpress.com where she shares her love for drawing and writing.