The London School of Economics and Political Science
Claire Moon is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Senior Research Associate in the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She holds degrees in Literature, International Relations and Politics. Claire is a leading critical scholar in, and of, the field of transitional justice, and has made important contributions to the sociology of human rights. Her work traverses a number of areas of sociological investigation, including socio-legal studies, human rights, the sociology of knowledge, criminology, politics and more recently, science and technology studies. She has worked on topics such as political transitions, post-conflict reconciliation, truth commissions, reparations, war trauma, genocide, human rights reporting and activism, and science and human rights with a focus on forensic investigations of atrocity. She is currently working on a book project on ‘forensic humanitarianism’. Claire is currently an advisor to a new citizen-led forensics initiative for ‘the disappeared’ in Mexico.