Dr Mohamed Sesay is a postdoctoral fellow with the Research Group on Global Justice of the Yan P. Lin Center for the Study of Freedoms and Global Orders in the Ancient and Modern Worlds, McGill University where he obtained a PhD in Political Science in 2016. His research examines the complex interactions between global and local norms of justice, peacebuilding, and reconstruction within the context of societies emerging from armed conflicts. He has published journal articles on transitional justice norms in the International Studies Perspectives and Cooperation & Conflict and a book chapter titled Harmonizing Customary Justice with the Rule of Law? Lessons from Post-conflict Sierra Leone. As a researcher for the Center for Development and Security Analysis (2004-2009), Mohamed worked on a number of research projects related to transitional justice, DDR, security sector reform, and other peacebuilding programs in post-war Sierra Leone.