Hadassa Noorda studied philosophy (BA, MA) and law (LLB, LLM) at the University of Amsterdam and Columbia University, and wrote a PhD dissertation in law and philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. She was a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley Law, Georgetown University, and the European University Institute. She is on the editorial board of The Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy.
Hadassa works in the area of philosophy of law and, primarily, philosophy of criminal law and of the laws of war. She has published in international refereed journals (including Criminal Law and Philosophy) and spoken at a number of conferences and workshops (including meetings of the American Philosophical Association, Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, and the Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace). You can access her articles on SSRN and Academia.
As a Dworkin-Balzan Fellow, Hadassa will focus on non-state actors, including non-state armies and terrorist networks. The objective of her research is to contribute to developing criteria for assessing the conduct of states towards such non-state actors.