Writer and legal scholar, international law
Catharine is a tenured Research Associate Professor at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)–CERSA, University Paris-Panthéon-Assas, France (Dr iur., FCIArb, HDR). Her specialist research areas include public international law, the settlement of international disputes, international investment law, international arbitration, and cultural heritage law.
Catharine holds a PhD from the University of Siegen in Germany (Summa cum laude, Rolf H. Brunswig PhD Prize), and she has previously been a consultant at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). In 2016, she was awarded the prestigious Smit-Lowenfeld Prize of the International Arbitration Club of New York.