After completing her Bachelor degree in International and European Law at the University of Paris-Ouest-Nanterre-La défense (Paris X) and the University of Hamburg, obtained in the framework of a double degree in French and German Law, Clotilde subsequently studied for both a Master degree in Environmental Law at the University of Artois, and an LLM in International and Comparative Public Law at the University of Exeter, which she passed with distinction in 2006. In 2011, she completed her PhD in International Criminal Law at the same institution with a thesis, written under the supervision of Prof. Caroline Fournet, on the legal qualification of ethnic cleansing.
From October 2009 to June 2014, Clotilde was employed first as a Research Fellow, then as a Senior Research Fellow, by the Chair for European, International and Public Law at the University of Lucerne, where she not only conducted research in International and European Law but also undertook the coaching of two international moot court competitions: the European Law Moot Court and the Concours René Cassin (European Convention on Human Rights). In March 2014, she took up a position as Research Fellow at the Chair for Criminal and International Criminal Law at the University of Zurich, where her focus was Swiss Criminal Law, International Criminal Law and the European Convention on Human Rights. In September 2015, Clotilde joined the University of Essex as a member of the teaching team on the LLB English and French Law (Maitrise).
Clotilde is a member of:
the International Network of Genocide Scholars (INOGS)
the Center for Human Rights Studies of the University of Zürich
the IMISCOE network (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion network), the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex
International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS)
Bachelor degree (University of Paris Nanterre (Paris X) and the University of Hamburg), 2004
Master degree (University of Artois), 2005
LLM University of Exeter 2007
PhD (University of Exeter), 2011
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2017