Rebecca Barber is a Senior Research Fellow at the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, University of Queensland. Her research focuses on UN Charter law, international peace and security law, international human rights and humanitarian law and the responsibility to protect. Rebecca previously had a career with international humanitarian NGOs, managing human rights and legal assistance programs, as well as multi-sector humanitarian response programs, in humanitarian crises in South Asia, Southeast Asia and Africa. Her writing has been widely published including in leading international law journals. Rebecca is a qualified lawyer, serves on the editorial board of the Journal of International Peacekeeping and is a member of the Victorian International Humanitarian Law Advisory Committee with the Australian Red Cross.