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A/Prof. Shiri Krebs

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Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

Deakin Law School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of the Science of Law, Stanford University, 2017
Master of the Science of Law, Stanford University, 2011
Master of Arts, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2008
Bachelor of Law(s) mcl, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2006

Biography summary

Shiri Krebs is an Associate Professor at Deakin University’s Law School, and Co-lead, Law and Policy Theme, at the Australian Government Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre. She is an affiliated scholar at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and cooperation (CISAC) and the Chair of the international Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict.
Krebs’ research focuses on behavioral approaches to international law, including the effects of predictive and visual technologies on military decision-making processes, at the intersection of law, science and technology.
Her scholarship has been published at leading international law and general law journals (e.g. the Harvard National Security Journal and the Melbourne University Law Review), and has been supported by a number of research grants. Her publications granted her several awards, including, most recently, the David D. Caron Prize (American Society of International Law, 2021), Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Researcher Award for Career Excellence (Deakin University, 2019), the ‘New Voices in international Law’ recognition (American Society of International Law, 2016; 2022), and the Franklin Award in International Law (Stanford University, 2015). Dr Krebs has taught in a number of law schools, including at Stanford University, University of Santa Clara, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she won the Dean’s award recognizing exceptional junior faculty members.
Krebs earned her Doctorate and Master Degrees from Stanford Law School with Honours, as well as LL.B. and M.A., both magna cum laude, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Career highlights

  • Chair, Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict (2022-present)
  • Associate Professor, Deakin Law School (2021-present)
  • Senior Lecturer, Deakin Law School (2017-2020).
  • Law and International Security Fellow, Stanford University (2012-2017).
  • Teaching Scholar, Santa Clara University School of Law (2011-2012).
  • Legal Advisor, Chief Justice of the Israeli Supreme Court (2005-2010).

Research interests

  • Fact-Finding
  • Cognitive biases in legal decision-making
  • Law of armed conflict/IHL
  • Evidence
  • Law and technology

Affiliations

  • Affiliate scholar, Stanford Center on International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University.
  • Chair, Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict.
  • Associate, Global Justice Lab, The Munk School of Public Affairs, University of Toronto.
  • Member, American Society of International Law.
  • Member, Australian and New Zealand Society of Internaitonal Law (ANZSIL).
  • Member, Society for Empirical Legal Studies.
  • Member, Law and Society Association.

Knowledge areas

  • International Law
  • Evidence
  • Conflict Resolusion
  • Human Rights
  • Law and Society
  • Empirical Research Methods for Legal Scholars
  • International Security
  • Counter-terrorism
  • Law of Armed Conflict

Publications

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2022

Can Rights Discourse Diminish Support for Displaced Persons?

S Krebs, K Cope

(2022), Vol. 20, pp. 279-292, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article
2021

The Invisible Frames Affecting Wartime Investigations: Legal Epistemology, Metaphors, and Cognitive Biases

Shiri Krebs

(2021), pp. 1-19, International law's invisible frames : social cognition and knowledge production in international legal processes, Oxford, Eng., B1

book chapter

Predictive Technologies and Opaque Epistemology in Counter-Terrorism Decision-Making

Shiri Krebs

(2021), pp. 199-221, 9/11 and the rise of global anti-terrorism law : how the UN Security Council rules the world, Cambridge, Eng., B1

book chapter

Experimental methodology in international law and the efficacy of international fact-finding: Evidence from the U.S. and Israel

Shiri Krebs

(2021), pp. 245-266, Research Methods in International Law A Handbook, Cheltenham, Eng., B1

book chapter

Experiments in international law and the efficacy of international fact-finding: Evidence from the U.S. and Israel

S Krebs

(2021), pp. 244-264, Research Methods in International Law: A Handbook, Cheltenham, Eng., B1

book chapter

Work like a girl: Redressing gender inequity in academia through systemic solutions

K Allen, K Butler-Henderson, A Reupert, F Longmuir, I Finefter-Rosenbluh, E Berger, C Grove, A Heffernan, N Freeman, S Kewalramani, S Krebs, L Dsouza, G Mackie, D Chapman, M Fleer

(2021), Vol. 18, pp. 1-16, Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

journal article
2020

Asymmetrical Legal Conflicts

Shiri Krebs

(2020), Vol. 74, pp. 304-329, Changing Actors in International Law, Leiden, The Netherlands, B1

book chapter

All Is Fair in Law and War? Legal Cynicism in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Shiri Krebs

(2020), pp. 235-259, Cynical International Law?, Berlin, Germany, B1

book chapter

Law wars: experimental data on the impact of legal labels on wartime event beliefs

Shiri Krebs

(2020), Vol. 11, pp. 106-150, Harvard national security journal, Cambridge, Mass., C1

journal article

Data Availability and Transparency Bill Exposure Draft: Submission by Deakin University

Shiri Krebs

(2020), Geelong, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Privacy Act Review Submission by Deakin University & CSRI

Shiri Krebs

(2020), Geelong, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Fact and fiction in technology-driven military decision-making: evidence from the US and Israel

Shiri Krebs

(2020), pp. 53-56, CWAR 2019 : Proceedings of 18th Australian Cyber Warfare Conference 2019, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2019

Bounded factuality: the targeted killing of Salah Shehadeh and the legal epistemology of risk

Shiri Krebs

(2019), pp. 423-455, Security and human rights, Oxford, Eng., B1

book chapter

Just the facts: reimagining wartime investigations concerning attacks against NGOs

Shiri Krebs

(2019), Vol. 37, pp. 405-436, Berkeley journal of international law, Berkeley, Calif., C1

journal article

What determines the institutional legitimacy of the high court of australia?

S KREBS, I NIELSEN, R SMYTH

(2019), Vol. 43, pp. 605-653, Melbourne University Law Review, Carlton, Vic., C1

journal article

The impact of drone imaging on military decision-making: evidence from the US and Israel

Shiri Krebs

(2019), pp. 5-9, AiCE 2019 : Proceedings of 8th Australian Institute of Computer Ethics Conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2018

Designing international fact-finding: facts, alternative facts, and national identities

S Krebs

(2018), Vol. 41, pp. 337-381, Fordham International Law Journal, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article
2017

The legalization of truth in international fact finding

S Krebs

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 83-163, Chicago Journal of International Law, United States, C1-1

journal article

Reducing uncertainty in targeted killing decision-making: protecting civilians from both terrorism and counterterrorism

S Krebs

(2017), Vol. 44, pp. 943-994, Florida State University law review, Tallahassee, Fla., C1

journal article

Rethinking targeted killing policy: reducing uncertainty, protecting civilians from the ravages of both terrorism and counterterrorism

S Krebs

(2017), Vol. 44, pp. 943-994, Florida State University law review, Tallahassee, Fla., C1-1

journal article
2015

Israel

S Krebs

(2015), pp. 511-542, Comparative counter-terrorism law, New York, N.Y., B1-1

book chapter

Israel

Shiri Krebs

(2015), pp. 511-543, Comparative counter-terrorism law, Cambridge, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

'Don't ask, don't tell': secrecy, security, and oversight of targeted killing operations

S Krebs

(2015), Jerusalem, Israel, A6-1

research report/technical paper
2014

The secret keepers: judges, security detentions, and secret evidence

S Krebs

(2014), pp. 179-206, Reasoning rights: comparative judicial engagement, Oxford, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Position Taken by the Israel Democracy Institute on the Draft Counter-Terrorism Bill

Yuval Shany

(2014), [Israel], A6-1

research report/technical paper
2013

National security, secret evidence and preventive detentions: the Israeli Supreme Court as a case study

S Krebs

(2013), pp. 133-153, Secrecy, national security and the vindication of constitutional law, Cheltenham, Eng., B1-1

book chapter
2012

Lifting the veil of secrecy: judicial review of administrative detentions in the Israeli supreme court

S Krebs

(2012), Vol. 45, pp. 639-703, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, United States, C1-1

journal article
2011

From illiberal legislation to intolerant democracy

M Kremnitzer, S Krebs

(2011), Vol. 26, pp. 4-11, Israel Studies Review, United States, C1-1

journal article
2007

Paper Pimps: Advertisements for Prostitution Services in Israel

Shiri Krebs

(2007), Tel Aviv, Israel, A6-1

research report/technical paper

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Funding Sources

Ownership of Data in Australia

A/Prof Shiri Krebs

Cyber Security Research Centre Limited

  • 2020: $10,000

Cyber Security Law and Policy

A/Prof Shiri Krebs

Cyber Security Research Centre Limited

  • 2022: $206,250

Data Sharing: Clarity in Contracting

A/Prof Shiri Krebs

Cyber Security Research Centre Limited

  • 2021: $2,000

Responsible Research and Innovation in Collaborative Cyber Security Projects.

A/Prof Shiri Krebs, Dr Jayson Lamchek

Cyber Security Research Centre Limited

  • 2022: $20,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report