Jillian completed her undergraduate studies at Western University in Canada before completing her Masters in Philosophy, cum laude, at KU Leuven. Her thesis 'Freedom, Politics and Right - A Kantian Inquiry' sparked her interest in combining her studies in philosophy with international law and politics. She completed her LL.M. in the 'Law and Politics of International Security' at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, where she is now finishing her PhD on the 'transparency turn' at the International Criminal Court. Jillian is supervised by Prof. Wouter Werner and Prof. Tanja Aalberts.
Dobson, J. and S. Stolk (2017) 'The Prosecutor's Important Announcements; the Communication of Moral Authority at the International Criminal Court' in Law, Culture and the Humanities.
Dobson, J. 'Situation in Darfur, Sudan, Prosecutor v Banda (Abdallah Abakaer Nourain), Judgment on the appeal of Mr Abdallah Banda Abakaer Nourain agianst Trial Chamber IV's issuance of a warrant of arrest', Case No. ICC-02/05-03/09 OA 5, ICC-02/05-03/09-632-Red, ICL 1634 (ICC 2015), 3rd March 2015 [case note].