Sarah Zarmsky is a PhD Candidate and Assistant Lecturer at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre. Her PhD research focuses on accountability for online harms under international criminal law. Prior to her doctoral studies, Sarah received her LLM in Public International Law from Leiden University and her BA in Psychology with minors in French and Legal Studies from Brandeis University.
Sarah has written multiple publications on the intersections between international law, human rights, and new and emerging technologies. In her spare time, she is involved with the Digital Verification Unit at the University of Essex, and has previously volunteered as an open-source researcher for the Cameroon Database of Atrocities and Bellingcat. She has also completed internships at the International Criminal Court, the International Bar Association, and the International Court of Justice.