Ainoa Cabada Rey

Ainoa Cabada Rey

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

Research Officer

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts

Ainoa has a particular interest in the role that sovereignty plays in human rights as a result of state dominance.
Her PhD examines the challenges in the interpretation and implementation of refugee rights when applying different frameworks of normative political theory.

Ainoa also works as a research officer at Wirltu Yarlu - Aboriginal Education and her research focuses on the supervision of the Student Success Strategy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students implemented by the University's Aboriginal Research Unit.

Ainoa's research interests are in global politics, social protection, sovereignty and human rights and Indigenous rights.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2020 Research Officer The University of Adelaide
    2018 - 2020 Project Coordinator The University of Adelaide
    2016 - 2019 Project Officer Reconciliation South Australia
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Galician Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Spanish; Castilian Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2020 - 2023 The University of Adelaide Australia Doctor of Philosophy
    2014 - 2015 University of Valencia Spain Master of Human Rights, Democracy and International Justice
    2009 - 2014 University of Santiago de Compostela Spain Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Research Interests

Ainoa's PhD research is supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship.

Introduction to Global Politics - Tutor 2020

  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2016 - ongoing Secretary Activist Leadership Committee Amnesty International Australia Australia
  • Position: Research Officer
  • Phone: 83130264
  • Email:
  • Fax: 83134396
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Schulz, floor 1
  • Org Unit: Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education

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