Alicia Elias-Roberts is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Law, Queens University. Her thesis focuses on petroleum activities in disputed maritime areas and a positivist approach to international law.
Alicia holds a master’s in law Degree from the University of Oxford and an LLM in Energy, Environment and Natural Resource Law from the University of Houston and has received the Robert Sutherland Fellowship in law, HR Stuart Ryan Fellowship, International Tuition Award and Queen’s University Graduate Scholarship during PhD (2016-2018).
Alicia is admitted to practice in Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and New York. She has received the United Nations fellowship in International Law, in The Hague, Netherlands (2015) and has served as a legal consultant for several governments in the Caribbean region and various international organizations and NGOs including the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, UNAIDS, ILO, EU and WWF.