Academic Staff

Mr Scott Sheeran

Position in departmentSenior Lecturer (on leave until January 2017)
Emailssheeran@essex.ac.uk
Telephone01206 873383
Fax3428
Room5S.6.10
Office hoursAcademic Support:
Biography

Mr. Scott Sheeran is currently on leave until January 2017 while acting as the Senior Legal Counsel and Leader of the Sanctions and Peace Operations Teams in the New Zealand delegation to the UN Security Council in New York, USA.

Qualifications

LLB (Hons) BCom (Hons) (Otago) LLM (International Law) (Cambridge) Dipl (Oceans Law and Policy) (Rhodes)

Research interests
  • United Nations and International Organisations Law and Policy
  • Diplomacy and Negotiation Theory and Practice
  • UN Peace Operations Law and Policy
  • International Relations and Legal Theory
  • International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
Publications

Books and Chapters

S Sheeran & Professor Sir Nigel Rodley, Routledge Handbook on International Human Rights Law (forthcoming 2013) (a new cross-cutting book of the 42 total chapters from world-leading experts)

S Sheeran, ‘United Nations Peacekeeping and the Use of Force’, in M. Weller (ed.), International Law and the Use of Force (Oxford University Press) (forthcoming 2013)

S Sheeran, ‘International Human Rights Law and Public International Law: Understanding the Relationship’ in Sheeran & Rodley (eds.) Routledge Handbook on International Human Rights Law (forthcoming 2013)

S Sheeran, ‘International Human Rights Obligations and the United Nations: Who Guards the Guardians?’ in Sheeran & Rodley (eds.) Routledge Handbook on International Human Rights Law (forthcoming 2013)

S Sheeran & C Bevilacqua, ‘The UN Security Council and International Human Rights Law: A New Theory’ in Sheeran & Rodley (eds.) Routledge Handbook on International Human Rights Law (forthcoming 2013)

Journal Articles

S Sheeran, ‘Reconceptualizing States of Emergency under International Human Rights Law: Theory, Doctrine and Practice’ Michigan Journal of International Law (forthcoming April 2013)

S Sheeran, ‘International Law, Peace Agreements and Self-Determination: The Case of the Sudan’, International and Comparative Law Quarterly 60(2) (2011) pp. 423-458

S Sheeran, ‘A Constitutional Moment?: United Nations Peacekeeping in the Democratic Republic of Congo’, International Organizations Law Review 8 (2011) pp. 55–135

Other Papers

S Sheeran, M Nayyeri, O Hlinomaz & C Bevilaqua, ‘The Death Penalty for Drug Crimes in Iran: An Analysis of Iran’s International Human Rights Obligations’, Human Rights in Iran Unit, Research Paper Series, (March 2013) (55 pages)

S Sheeran, ‘Contemporary Issues in UN Peacekeeping and International Law’, Institute for Democracy and Conflict Resolution, University of Essex, Briefing Paper Series IDCR-BP-02/11 (2011) (14 pages)

S Sheeran, ‘UN Peacekeeping and the Model Status of Forces Agreement’, UN Peacekeeping Law Reform Project, University of Essex (2010) (65 pages)

S Sheeran, ‘UN Peacekeeping and International Human Rights Obligations’, UN Peacekeeping Law Reform Project, University of Essex (2010) (69 pages)

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