Ksenia Polonskaya successfully defended and convocated with a PhD from Queen's Law in the fall of 2018.

Recent Professional Achievements


2014-2017 Phd Scholarship, Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Featured Conference Presentation

2018 PluriCourts, Geography and Legal Culture at the International Bench, the Hague, the Netherlands Paper: “Characteristics that States’ Departments Value in International    Adjudicators: the Appointment Process Through the Lens of Personal History”

Recent Publications


  • Ksenia Polonskaya, “Frivolous Claims in the International Investment Regime: How CETA Expands the Range of Frivolous Claims That May Be Curtailed in an Expedient Fashion” (2017) 17 Asper Rev Intl Bus & Trade L 1.

  • Ksenia Polonskaya, “Diversity in the Investor-State Arbitration: Intersectionality Must Be a Part of the Conversation” (2018) 19:1 Melbourne Journal of International Law (advance copy).