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Cait Storr

Cait Storr is a Lecturer in Property and Legal Theory. Her current research focuses on the intersections of the private law of property and the public international law of territory, particularly in postcolonial states. She is a doctoral candidate at Melbourne Law School, and her thesis is entitled 'Nauru: International Status, Imperial Form and the Histories of International Law'. Cait was a legal adviser to the Parliament of Nauru in 2009, and worked as a solicitor with Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills). Prior to undertaking legal training, Cait taught in international relations and postcolonial theory with the University of Melbourne, then worked in indigenous affairs, including with the Victorian Ombudsman, the Department of Justice and with Aboriginal Affairs Victoria. In 2016, she was appointed as the inaugural Research Fellow with the Institute of International Law and the Humanities.

Articles by Cait Storr (1)

  • What’s next for Nauru?

    The economic uncertainty that faces Nauru when offshore detention inevitably ceases again is another chapter in an unfolding experiment of statehood.