Patricia Sellers

Patricia Sellers

Patricia Viseur Sellers is an international criminal attorney and a special advisor for prosecution strategies to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Sellers is also a Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College of Oxford University, where she lectures on international criminal law. She has served as a legal advisor and a trial attorney at the International Criminal Tribunals in the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. She has also served as an expert consultant to UN bodies addressing children and armed conflict, gender and women’s rights, and internal investigations. Sellers has advised the Open Society Justice Initiative on issues relating to crimes against humanity charges against Haiti’s former president, Jean Claude Duvalier. She has lectured extensively and authored many articles on gender and sexual violence under international criminal law. Sellers has received multiple awards for her work, including the American Society of International Law’s Prominent Women in Law award. She holds a JD from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Rutgers University.