Stephanie MOTZ


Stephanie is a part-time PhD candidate at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, where she writes on “Disabled Persons, Refugee Status and Non-refoulement”. She is a Barrister at advokatur kanonengasse, where she specialises in asylum and immigration law. Stephanie previously worked as a Barrister in the UK and remains a door tenant there. She has taught public law at King’s College London and now teaches on the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies at the Refugee Law Initiative, London, and gives an introductory course on Swiss immigration and asylum law at the ZHAW in Zurich. Stephanie completed her undergraduate degree at King’s College London and her Masters degree (Bachelor of Civil Law) at the University of Oxford as well as internships at the International Criminal Court and the International Commission of Jurists.