William Underwood

PhD Student


Stockholm University, PhD, Law


William Underwood is a doctoral (PhD) candidate in international law at Stockholm University and a visiting PhD researcher at the Sudd Institute. His thesis examines how international law influences processes of constitutional change after armed conflict. A former Australian diplomat, he holds master’s degrees in international law from the University of Melbourne, and in peace and conflict studies from Uppsala University.



South Sudan’s Permanent Constitution-Making Process Negotiations: The Influence of International Law and Public Participation 17/01/2023
Democratic Elections in South Sudan 01/03/2022


The Sudd Institute, PhD Student Researcher (2022 - 2024)


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