About the presenter

Spring Week on Campus 2019
Associate Professor Treasa Dunworth

Associate Professor Treasa Dunworth

Dr Treasa Dunworth is an Associate Professor in Law with the University of Auckland, where she teaches public international law, disarmament law and related subjects.

Between 1995-97, Treasa worked with the Harvard Sussex Program on Arms Control and Arms Limitation and then with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in the Hague as a Political Affairs Officer. Since 1999, Treasa has worked at the University of Auckland.

From 2014-2016, Treasa worked on projects with the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade examining legal issues involved in nuclear weapons disarmament, in particular the legal relationship between the NPT and any nuclear weapons disarmament initiatives. In 2017, Treasa joined the delegation of United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) at the negotiations for a Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty.