Lourdes Peroni is an international human rights law scholar whose areas of teaching and research include equality and non-discrimination, gender-based violence against women, and migration, particularly within the contexts of the United Nations, Organization of American States and Council of Europe. She has published on these themes in several journals, including Feminist Legal Studies, Human Rights Law Review and International Journal of Constitutional Law. Together with Johanna Niemi and Vladislava Stoyanova, she edited a book on the Istanbul Convention in 2020. Peroni has worked at several universities, including Yale (US), Ghent (Belgium) and Sheffield Hallam (UK) and was a visiting scholar at Emory Law School and Melbourne Law School. At the CEU Democracy Institute, she will be conducting research on international human rights law responses to current anti-gender campaigns.