Camilla Barker, a visiting tutor at Warwick Law School, has recently been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts.
Fellows are nominated to the Fellowship, and being elected is considered an honour. Camilla joins a Fellowship of “achievers and influencers” from around the world who are committed to positive social change and the advancement of human knowledge. The work of the Fellows has influence in the arts, commerce, government and academia the world over. Notable past and present members include: Charles Dickens, Adam Smith, Benjamin
Franklin, Karl Marx, William Hogarth, John Diefenbaker, Stephen Hawking and Tim Berners-Lee.
On her election, Camilla said:
“It is an absolute honour to be joining the Fellowship. Being part of this inspiring community is an opportunity for which I am very grateful and I hope
my ideas can contribute to the realisation of the RSA’s vision for a better tomorrow.”
Camilla, who is also a Fulbright Scholar, is currently conducting research on the Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Law degree at the University of Oxford. She holds Law degrees from Harvard University (LLM) and Queen Mary, University of London (First Class LLB (Hons)). Her doctoral research involves humanitarian assistance under international law, and she is working with organisations such as the United Nations and the International Committee of
the Red Cross on legal issues pertaining to the humanitarian crises in Syria, South Sudan and Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories.