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Humanitarian Law & Policy:
Civilian Direct Participation in Hostilities, Classification of Conflicts, Conduct of Hostilities, Humanitarian Access, Humanitarian Law in Practice, Humanitarian Principles, International Humanitarian Law, Private Military and Security Contractors, Public International Law, Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Elizabeth Holland is a Consulting Expert on International Humanitarian Law for PHAP. Prior to this Elizabeth was an Associate with the law firm of Foley Hoag where she was a member of the Litigation Department and practiced in a range of areas, including international law, corporate social responsibility, and data security and privacy. Before joining Foley Hoag, Elizabeth was a Program Associate and Head of Curriculum Development with the Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research at Harvard University. In this capacity, she worked on the international humanitarian law and policy portfolio.

Elizabeth presents lectures to professionals and students in North America and Europe on various topics related to the application and implementation of IHL. She has published on issues of international humanitarian law, including the qualification of armed conflict and the impact of domestic counterterrorism measures on humanitarian operations.

Elizabeth holds a J.D. magna cum laude from Suffolk University Law School, a M.A. in International Studies and Diplomacy from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies, and a B.A from Providence College.