Corinne Lennox is Senior Lecturer in Human Rights at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London and Associate Director of the Human Rights Consortium, also at the School of Advanced Study. She holds a PhD and MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), an MA in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights from the University of Essex, and a BA (Honours) in Political Science and Human Rights from McMaster University in Canada. Her research focuses on issues of minority and indigenous rights protection, civil society mobilization for human rights and on human rights and development. She has worked for many years as a human rights practitioner and trainer with various NGOs, including at Minority Rights Group International (2001-2006). She has been a consultant on minority rights for the UNDP, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the UN Independent Expert on Minority Issues and the Swiss government. Dr. Lennox is a Trustee of the Dalit Solidarity Network-UK, a Visiting Fellow at the Human Rights Centre, University of Essex, a Visiting Fellow at the Indian Institute of Dalit Studies and is a member of the UK Network on Minority Groups and Human Rights. She has published in the Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, the International Journal on Minority and Group Rights and is co-editor of two forthcoming volumes: the Handbook on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Routledge 2013); and Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity in the Commonwealth: Struggles for Decriminalisation and Change (SAS, 2013).