Researcher biography

Dr Sarah Teitt is an Australian Research Council DECRA Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect in the School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland. The Asia Pacific Centre for R2P is a joint initiative of the University of Queensland and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to deepen knowledge and advance policy on R2P and mass atrocities prevention in the Asia Pacific region. Sarah's research focusses on Chinese foreign policy in relation to international intervention, peacebuilding and humanitarian emergency response, and on the politics of genocide and mass atrocity prevention in the Asia Pacific region.

Sarah was a founding member of the APR2P Centre's management team in 2008. From 2009-mid 2012 she served as the Centre's Outreach Director, and was responsible for managing the Centre's regional partnerships, as well as developing and delivering training and education programs on mass atrocities prevention for government, civil society and academic institutions in the Asia Pacific region.