Patricia Viseur Sellers

International Criminal Lawyer

Patricia Viseur Sellers, an international criminal lawyer, is the Special Advisor to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and a Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College of Oxford University where she teaches international criminal law.  Ms. Sellers is an expert in international human rights law, international criminal law, humanitarian law and its intersections with gender.

From 1994-2007, as the Legal Advisor for Gender Related Crimes and Senior Acting Trial Attorney in the Office of the Prosecutor in the Yugoslav and Rwanda ad hoc Tribunals, she advised trial teams and participated in the prosecution of the leading international criminal law cases regarding wartime sexual violence, sexual violence and genocide and sexual violence and enslavement as a crime against humanity, including the Prosecutor v. Furundzija, the Prosecutor v. Akayesu and the Prosecutor v. Kunarac.