Dr H.A. (Hadassa) Noorda

  • Faculty of Law
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  
  • H.A.Noorda@uva.nl

Hadassa Noorda has been awarded a Rubicon Postdoctoral Fellowship from The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). Click here for information about her project. 

Dr. Noorda holds degrees in Law and Philosophy, and obtained her PhD degree from the Paul Scholten Centre (UvA). As part of her PhD project, she was a visiting researcher at Georgetown University (2012), UC Berkeley Law (2014), and the EUI (2014).

In 2015-2016, she was the Dworkin Balzan Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Law and Philosophy at NYU under the supervision of Jeremy Waldron.

Dr. Noorda is on the Editorial Board of the Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy.


PhD (Philosophy of Law - University of Amsterdam)

MA (Philosophy - University of Amsterdam)

LLM (International Criminal Law - Columbia University, University of Amsterdam)

LLB  cum honore (University of Amsterdam)

BA (Philosophy - University of Amsterdam) 


MA Philosophy - Leiden University

Human Rights Philosophy (10 EC) (Primary instructor)

Just War Theory (10 EC) (Primary instructor)

BA Philosophy - Leiden University

Bachelor thesis supervision 

From de jure belli ac pacis to contemporary debates about war (Van de iure belli ac pacis tot hedendaagse debatten over oorlog) (10 EC) (Primary instructor)

BA Philosophy - University of Amsterdam

Social and Political Philosophy (Sociale en Politieke Filosofie)

BA Law - University of Amsterdam

General Introduction to Law (Inleiding in de Rechtswetenschap)

Critical Introduction to Law

Bachelor thesis supervision 






  • Noorda, H. (2011). [Review of: N. Lubell (2010) Extraterritorial use of force against non-state actors]. Journal of conflict & security law, 16(1), 207-212. DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krr002  [details] 


  • Noorda, H., (2010). Case note: SCSL (Appeals Chamber) (Sesay: decision on appeal against refusal of bail: case no. SCSL04-15-AR65), Dec 14, 2004. (Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals; Vol. 2010, No. 21). [details] 


  • Noorda, H. A. (2016). Thinking war in the 21st century: Introducing non-state actors in Just war theory [details] 
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