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Teaching and research staff

Carolyn Abbot
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: environmental regulation, regulatory enforcement tools and practices, public participation, access to justice.

Necla Acik-Toprak
Research Fellow, Lecturer (T&S) in Criminology

Judith Aldridge
Professor of Criminology

Research specialisms: drug use, markets and policy.

Neil Allen
Senior Lecturer (Law)

Research specialisms: mental health and incapacity law, Court of Protection, advocacy.

Eleanor Aspey
Lecturer in Law

Research specialisms: EU public procurement law, utilities procurement, inclusion of social and environmental policies in procurement.

Annie Austin
Research Associate

Research specialisms: well-being, social justice, the capabilities approach, ethics, social policy.

Vincenzo Bavoso
Lecturer in Commercial Law

Research specialisms: corporate law, corporate governance, structured finance, financial regulation.

Becki Bennett
Professor of Bioethics

Research specialisms: diverse issues in bioethics.

David Booton
Senior Lecturer

Research specialism: Intellectual Property (IP).

Iain Brassington
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: bioethics, medical ethics, medical law, jurisprudence.

Rodney Brazier

Rose Broad
Lecturer in Criminology

Research specialisms: human trafficking, domestic violence, responses to violence, organised crime, the management of offenders.

Laura Bui
Lecturer in Criminology

Research specialisms: comparative criminology, quantitative analyses, young people, violence prevention, psychological criminology.

Nicolette Butler
Lecturer in Commercial Law

Research specialisms: international economic law, international commercial arbitration, trade and investment policy, investment and human rights.

Neil Cobb
Senior Lecturer in Law

Research specialisms: criminal law, law, gender and sexuality, land law.

Alan Cunningham
Lecturer in Law

Research specialisms: law and IT, Intellectual Property (IP) law, copyright law, law and contemporary art, law and appropriation.

Margaret Cunningham
Lecturer in Law

Jean d’Aspremont
Chair in Public International Law

Research specialisms: statehood, sources of international law, state responsibility, the law of international organizations, international dispute settlement, the law of armed conflicts.

Gail Davidge
Research Associate

Jo Deakin
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: control, 'management', inclusion/exclusion and reintegration of young people.

Sarah Devaney
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: regulation of emerging biotechnologies, regulation of professionals, regulation in the food supply chain.

Elaine Dewhurst
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: employment law, european law, human rights law, immigration law.

Dimitrios Doukas
Reader in EU Law

Research specialisms: European Union law, EU internal market and economic law, EU media and entertainment law, European and comparative public law.

Philip Drake
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: clinical law, legal ethics and social responsibility, accessory liability in equity for assistance in a breach of trust.

Will Floodgate
Lecturer in Criminology

Research specialisms: drugs and addiction, sociology of crime and deviance, politics of austerity, austerity measures, impact of recession.

Claire Fox
Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

Research specialisms: domestic violence, disability and abuse, experiences of victimisation, narrative interview methods, psychosocial perspectives, reflexivity in research.

Sarah Fox
Research Associate

Dave Gadd

Professor of Criminology

Research specialisms: criminology, domestic violence, hate crime, modern slavery, free association narrative interview.

Michael Galanis
Senior Lecturer in Company Law

Research specialisms: company law, corporate governance, securities regulation, law and economics.

Javier Garcia Oliva
Senior Lecturer in Company Law

Research specialisms: law and religion/constitutional law, devolution, tribunals.

Fae Garland
Lecturer in Law

Research specialisms: family law and gender.

Simona Giordano

Research specialisms: psychiatric ethics, bioethics eating disorders, gender identity.

Nicola Glover-Thomas
Professor of Law

Research specialisms: medical law, mental health law, private law, pharmaceuticals and law.

Ruby Hammer
Lecturer (T&S) in Criminology

Phil Handler
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: criminal law, legal history.

Neville Harris

Research specialisms: social (welfare) law, education law and policy, social security law and policy, human and child rights, administrative justice, law and the family.

John Haskell
Academic (Teaching and Research) Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: sociology of expertise and idea production of governance across a number of regulatory/industry regimes.

Bill Hebenton

Research specialisms: comparative research on 'national' criminologies, crime and punishment in China and the Greater China region (Taiwan), regulation of sexual offenders in the community.

Norma Hird
Director of External Relations

Research specialisms: legal skills, obligations, insurance law.

Soren Holm
Professor of Bioethics

Research specialisms: health care ethics, bioethics, philosophy of medicine, intersection between bioethics and law.

Geraint Howells

Research specialisms: consumer law, product liability, European private law and e-commerce.

Caroline Hoyle
Lecturer in Criminal and Medical Law

Research specialisms: medical treatment decisions concerning children, child neglect, teaching and learning scholarship.

Joseph Jaconelli

Research specialisms: charity law, hate speech, constitutional conventions, freedom of speech, law of trusts, the public conduct of trials, constitutional law and practice.

Afroditi Kalambouka
Research Assistant

Rebecca Kaur
Research Associate

Paul Kearns
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: human rights law, public international law, law and culture, art law, public law, European law, legal theory.

Kirsty Keywood
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: medical law, gender and law, mental health law.

Aristea Koukiadaki
Senior Lecturer / Honorary Research Fellow

Research specialisms: empirical study of law, applied legal and policy analysis, labour regulation, corporate governance, EU social policy.

Ruth Lamont
Senior Lecturer in Family and Child Law

Research specialisms: law relating to the family and children.

Harriet Lipkin
Senior Lecturer (T&S) in Property Law

Research specialisms: land law, professional legal skills and mediation.

Nick Lord
Reader in Criminology

Research specialisms: corporate bribery and corruption, corporate and white-collar crimes, financial and economic crimes, food frauds and crimes, regulation theory, comparative criminology.

Liza Lovdahl Gormsen
Senior Lecturer in Law

Research specialisms: European competition law, US anti-trust law, European and UK company law.

Gary Lynch-Wood
Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance

Research specialisms: rule-following and the impact on regulatory compliance and culture, age discrimination, corporate social responsibility.

Jackson Maogoto
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: public international law, international criminal law and justice, international humanitarian and human rights law, legal theory and systems, democracy and transitional governance.

Andrew McGee
Professor of Law

Research specialisms: financial services (primarily insurance law), company and insolvency law, Intellectual Property (IP), professional negligence and limitation of actions.

Claire Mcgourlay
Professor in Legal Education

Research specialisms: public law, civil law and criminal law.

Gerard McMeel
Professor of Commercial Law

Research specialisms: commercial and financial law, banking and financial services litigation.

Juanjo Medina Ariza
Professor of Quantitative Criminology

Research specialisms: interpersonal violence, urban communities, space and the unequal geography of crime, gangs and youth crime, comparative crime prevention practice and policy.

Caroline Miles
Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Research specialisms: homicide, domestic violence, serious and fatal violence towards parents, gendered violence, responses to violence, the relationship between alcohol, drugs and violence.

Alexandra Mullock
Lecturer in Medical Law

Research specialisms: end-of-life law, the legitimacy of ethically contentious medical interventions, regulation of health care professionals via the criminal law, law and ethics of cosmetic surgery.

Shavanna Musa
Lecturer in International Law, Security and Human Rights

Research specialisms: governance, security law and policy, risk management, human rights.

Yenkong Ngangjoh Hodu
Professor in Law

Research specialisms: theories and practice of international trade law, public international law, intellectual property rights law, investment law, international development law.

Annette Nordhausen Scholes
Lecturer In Law

Research specialisms: consumer law, internet law, commercial law, financial services law, private international law, European private law, European contract law.

Amanda Odell-West
Lecturer in Law

Research specialisms: bridging the gap between academic research and the industrial world, common law in cases of land injury caused by hydraulic fracturing.

Javier Garcia Oliva
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: law and religion/constitutional law, devolution of powers in the UK from a wider European perspective, administrative law.

Geoff Pearson
Lecturer of Law

Research specialisms: criminal law, criminal evidence, human rights, sports law, football, crowd management, hooliganism, policing, police.

John Pearson
Lecturer in Law

Research specialism: protection of the environment using human rights law.

Ruth Phillips
Lecturer in Property Law

Iain Scobbie
Chair in International Law

Research specialisms: public international law, law, human rights, and peace building in the Middle East.

Toby Seddon
Professor of Criminology

Research specialisms: drugs, drug-related crime and drug policy, prisons and punishment, regulation and governance, risk.

Jon Shute
Lecturer (T&S) in Criminology

Research specialisms: psychology and criminology, moral neutralisation theory, moral development, policy evaluation research.

Graham Smith
Senior Lecturer in Law

Research specialisms: police misconduct and legal remedies, police accountability, combating impunity for human rights abuse.

Reka Solymosi
Lecturer (Teaching and Learning) in Quantitative Methods

Research specialisms: data analysis and visualisation, crowdsourcing, rstats, fear of crime, transport, collecting data about everyday life.

Catherine Stanton
Lecturer in Medical Law and Bioethics

Research specialisms: healthcare and criminal law, legal and ethical issues relating to the use of genetic information within the family.

Jasem Tarawneh
Lecturer in IP and Commercial Law

Research specialisms: Intellectual Property (IP) rights and trademarks, arbitration, company law.

Robert Thomas
Professor of Public Law

Research specialisms: administrative justice and rule-making, law and public policy implementation, administrative accountability, asylum and immigration law.

Emily Turner
Research Associate

Chris Thornhill
Professor in Law

Research specialisms: sociology of law, comparative constitutional law, law and social theory, legal history.

Gillian Ulph
Senior Lecturer

Research specialisms: public international law, law of international organisations, international legal theory, international relations theory, human rights law, international humanitarian law.

Marion Vannier
Lecturer in Criminology

Research specialisms: sociology of punishment, criminal law, and human rights.

Fotis Vergis

Research specialisms: labour law theory and collective labour law, EU law, and constitutional theory.

Mary Vogel
Professor of Law / Chair in Criminal Law

Research specialisms: interconnected interests in law, politics, globalization, democracy and governance.

Fintan Walker
Lecturer in Clinical Legal Education

Bruce Wardhaugh
Senior Lecturer in Law

Research specialisms: competition law (in particular EU and US), WTO law and law and economics.

Lisa Williams
Senior Lecturer in Criminology / Lecturer in Criminology

Research specialisms: drug use, life course perspectives, theories of risk and visual ethnography.

Emeritus Professors

John Birds
Emeritus Professor

Rodney Brazier
Emeritus Professor of Law

Ruth Chadwick
Emeritus Professor

Rebecca Dobash
Emeritus Professor

Russell Dobash
Emeritus Professor

Norman Geras
Emeritus Professor

Thomas Gibbons
Emeritus Professor

Anthony Ogus
Emeritus Professor of Law

Howard Parker
Emeritus Professor

Asif Qureshi
Emeritus Professor

Frank Stephen
Emeritus Professor of Regulation

Honorary staff

Nazir Afzal
Honorary Lecturer (Teaching)

Sarah-Jane Brown
Honorary Research Fellow

Hazel Carty
Honorary Reader

Nicola Chadwick
Honorary Lecturer

Shami Chakrabarti
Honorary Professor

Stephen Collett
Honorary Reader in Criminology

Mark Gilman
Honorary Lecturer (Teaching and Research)

Nogar Ofer
Honorary Research Fellow 

Tunde Okewale
Honorary Lecturer (Teaching and Research)

Malcolm Oswald
Honorary Research Fellow

Ken Pease
Honorary Professor of Criminology

Elena Pineros
Honorary Research Fellow

Marcus Senior
Honorary Lecturer (Teaching)

Maria Smirnova
Honorary Research Fellow

David Williamson 
Honorary Senior Research Fellow