Professor Heidi Matthews joins German Law Journal editorial board


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Heidi Matthews, assistant professor at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, will join the German Law Journal’s editorial board, which is expanding in North America.

Along with Matthews, Emerson Blake, Vanessa Casado Perez, Claudia Haupt, Derek McKee and Fernanda Nicola will also be joining the editorial board, the journal announced on social media.

The German Law Journal is an open-access, peer-reviewed publication for transational and interdisciplinary encounters with German, European and international law, according to its website. It was founded in 2000 by Russell Miller and Peer Zumbansen, and the journal has over 5,000 subscribers. As of 2019, it is being published by Cambridge University Press.

At Osgoode, Matthews researches and teaches in the areas of international criminal law, the law of war, international legal history and political theory. According her university profile page, she is working on a documentary on stories of German women at the end of World War II who experienced sexual violence perpetrated by members of the Allied powers.