Ksenija Turkovic is a judge of the European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg). She graduated from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb (1987) and completed Croatian Bar Exam in 1990. Since 1996 she has also been a member of the New York State Bar. She holds an LL.M. and a J.S.D. from Yale Law School. She worked as Legal Counsel for Hunton & Williams (New York) and was Associate in General Corporate Practice, Sullivan & Cromwell (New York). Since 1987 she has been lecturing on criminal law, criminology, victimology and health law at the University of Zagreb and she became full professor in 2008. Member of the Board of Open Society Institute Croatia, National Coordinator for European Sourcebook of Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics, National Coordinator for the International Crime Victim Survey (UNICRI). She was a head of the expert team drafting new Croatian Criminal Code (2009-2012) and a co-director of the NATO Workshop on „The Role of Humanitarian Victimology in Preventing Terrorism“ in 2005. She published four textbooks (co-author), three books (editor with contribution), one law commentary (principal author) and over 40 papers in international and domestic journals in the areas of criminal law, medical law and ethics, criminology and victimology.