Miranda Sissons

Iraq Program, International Center for Transitional Justice


Miranda Sissons, an Australian, is senior associate and head of Iraq program at the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ). She is a specialist in human rights and international humanitarian law (IHL) in the Middle East.

Before joining the ICTJ, she worked as a researcher and consultant at Human Rights Watch; helped develop Arab civil society networks on the International Criminal Court; and served in the Australian diplomatic service.

She has authored numerous publications on human rights and IHL issues in the Middle East and elsewhere. She holds a B.A. from Melbourne University and an M.A. in international relations from Yale University, where she was a Fulbright Scholar.