human rights centre

Members

Human Rights Centre Members

Katya Al Khateeb
Senior Research Officer, School of Law
Sanja Bahun
Dean of Postgraduate Research and Education and Professor (R), Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: comparative literature; psychoanalysis; womens and gender studies; the arts and transitional justice
Enam Al-Wer
Professor, Department of Language and Linguistics
Research interests: Variation and change (with special interest in Modern Arabic Dialects); Dialect/language contact; Dialectology and dialect geography; Formation of New Dialects; Gender differentiation in language; Language maintenance/shift; Multilingualism and code-switching
Caroline Bald
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Paul Bou-Habib
Professor, Department of Government
Research interests: contemporary theories of distributive justice; the just distribution of resources between age groups; the role of the concept of dignity in normative political theory
Penelope Brearey-Horne
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Medical Law; Healthcare Law and Human Rights; The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and the NHS; Maternity services
Andrea Brooks
Senior Lecturer: Head of MA Acting, East 15 Acting School
Judith Bueno De Mesquita
Lecturer, School of Law
Matthew Burch
Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: Matt works on issues at the intersection of phenomenology; action theory; and research in the cognitive and social sciences.
Andrew Canessa
Head of Department - Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Indigenous studies; Latin America, especially the Andes; Gender and sexualities; Ethnic and racial identities; Bolivia, especially indigenous peoples; Gibraltar
Eamonn Carrabine
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Crime and the Media; Cultural and Social Geography; Popular Music and Sociological Thinking; Punishment and Human Rights; Sociology of Imprisonment; Visual Sociology; Youth Culture
Koldo Casla
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Critique of Human Rights; Spanish Politics; International Relations; UK Politics
Shohini Chaudhuri
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: notions of world cinema, intercultural and transnational cinema; film and human rights; gender and feminist theory; film theory and affect
Caroline Checkley
Digital Systems and Services Librarian, Library
Ask me about: Library systems and technology; Library search and discovery tools; Digital library and e-resources; Library IT provision and software
Pamela Cox
SeNSS Director and Professor (R), Department of Sociology
Research interests: modern social and cultural history; social policy, social justice and criminal justice; gender relations; youth justice, child rights, family law
Aoife Duffy
Lecturer, School of Law
Diane Elson
Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology
Andrew Fagan
Director of the Human Rights Centre - Senior Lecturer (R), School of Law - Human Rights Centre
Carla Ferstman
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Public International Law; Human Rights Law; International Criminal Law
Michael Freeman
Emeritus Professor, Department of Government
Research interests: Theory and Practice of Human Rights, especially world poverty and human rights, cultural relativism.
Fabian Freyenhagen
Professor, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: Theory, history and practice of autonomy; Frankfurt School (especially Adorno); Ethics (particularly Kants and Kantian ethics); Political Philosophy
Peter Fussey
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Surveillance and society; Digital Sociology; Security and the city; Terrorism and counter-terrorism; Urban sociology; Resilience and climate change; Informal and criminal economies; Human trafficking
Geoff Gilbert
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: International Refugee Law; Extradition Law; International Criminal Law; International Humanitarian Law; International Human Rights Law; International Minority Rights Law
Steven Gormley
Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: Deconstruction; Critical Theory; Democratic Theory; Political Philosophy
Francoise Hampson
Emeritus Professor, School of Law
Research interests: European Convention on Human Rights; International Law of Armed Conflicts; Human Rights - General
Anna Hardiman-McCartney
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Administrative Law; Constitutional Law; Judicial Review; UK Human Rights Law
Jane Hindley
Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
PhD Supervisor, Essex Business School
Fixed Term Teacher, School of Philosophy and Art History
Karen Hulme
Head of School - Professor (R), School of Law
Research interests: Laws of armed conflict; Environmental law; Human rights and the environment
Paul Hunt
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: International human rights law; Economic, social and cultural rights; The right to the highest attainable standard of health; Poverty, development and human rights
Timo Jütten
Head of School - Professor (R), School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: Critical Social Theory (Adorno, Habermas, Honneth); Feminism (especially sexual objectification, prostitution, pornography); Philosophical foundations of human rights (the relationship between human dignity and human rights, mental capacity and human rights, human rights and Big Data); The moral status of Capitalism and Markets
Andrew Le Sueur
Executive Dean (Humanities) - Professor (R), School of Law
Research interests: British constitutional law; The constitutional role of the judiciary; Administrative law and justice; Judicial review; Constitutional implications of automated decision-making by government &ndash &quotrobot government" Tiny legal systems (serving populations of fewer than 100,000)
Sheldon Leader
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Corporations; Labour/Employment Law; Links between Human Rights, International Trade, and Investment; Philosophy of Human Rights; Jurisprudence
Jonathan Lichtenstein
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer
Natasha Lindstaedt
Deputy Dean (Education) (Social Sciences) and Professor, Department of Government
Research interests: Authoritarian Regimes; International Development; Third World Politics
Matt Lodder
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: tattooing and body modification in their historical and theoretical contexts; lowbrow, outsider, countercultural, kitsch and erotic art & visual culture; the visual and cultural contexts of sex and sadomasochism, including pornography; internet and digital art; methodologies of art historical and visual culture study
Noam Lubell
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: International Humanitarian Law / Law of Armed Conflict; Conduct of Hostilities; Military Occupation; New Military and Law Enforcement Technologies, including Cyber Operations, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Human Enhancement; The Use of Force by States; Self-Defence; the UN Collective Security Framework; Counter-Terrorism.
Wayne Martin
Professor, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: Philosophy of Psychiatry; Phenomenology (esp Hume, Husserl, Heidegger, Th Lipps, L&oslashgstrup); Kant and post-Kantian idealism (esp Fichte); The history and philosophy of logic; Philosophy and painting; Self-Consciousness; Autonomy and the Regulation of Care; Political Philosophy; Will, Agency and Contract
Linsey McGoey
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Social theories of knowledge and ignorance; Economic sociology; Global health governance; Human rights-based approaches to health and development
Lorna McGregor
Professor, School of Law - Human Rights Centre
Sabine Michalowski
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Medical Law; Business and human rights; Transitional Justice; Health Care Law and Human Rights
Frances Millard
Emeritus Professor, Department of Government
Lydia Morris
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Sociology of Rights; Cosmopolitanism; Citizenship; Human Rights; Trans-national migration; Asylum; Welfare
Daragh Murray
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Armed Groups; Law of Armed Conflict; International Human Rights Law; Freedom of Expression; Public International Law; Counter-Terrorism; Surveillance; Big Data/AI & Human Rights
Manuela Nocker
Senior Lecturer, EBS - Management Science and Entrepreneurship (MSE)
Research interests: Critical approaches to project work, particularly project teams; Organisational ethnography; The narrative and poetic approaches in organisational analysis; Identity construction and the management of identity; Ethics, social responsibility and sustainability; Collaboration and learning; Strategy-as-practice; Organisational innovation
Renos Papadopoulos
Professor, Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Research interests: Involuntary dislocation (forced migration), trauma and refugees; Working with survivors of violence (torture) and disasters; Psychosocial humanitarian interventions; Psychosocial perspectives on Human Rights; The interface between Analytical Psychology and systems, family therapy, and culture; Epistemology of therapeutic endeavours; Academic and professional interface with Eastern Orthodox Christianity.
Peter Patrick
Professor, Department of Language and Linguistics
Research interests: Language Variation & Change; Language and Human Rights; Language Testing of Asylum Seekers; African (American) Diaspora Languages; Pidgin & Creole Linguistics, (esp on Caribbean English-related creoles); Language/Dialect Maintenance, Shift & Death; Sound Change in Sociolinguistic Context
Steven Peers
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: European Union Law constitutional and administrative law, including human rights justice and home affairs law external relations law employment law internal market law, particularly the free movement of EU citizens; International Human Rights Law; Public International Trade Law; Data Protection Law
Vicky Randall
Emeritus Professor, Department of Government
James Raven
Emeritus Professor, Department of History
Research interests: Historical, Communications and Cultural Studies after 1500; he is particularly interested in supervising those interested in the history of representations, emotion, humour and cross-cultural relations; hospitality and immigrant and foreign language communities; translation and language learning; the cultural history of loss and the relationship between any of the following material culture, spatial aspects of memory, communications networks, the past in relation to social media and the language of space
Leon Rubin
Professor, East 15 Acting School
Roisin Ryan-Flood
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Gender, sexuality and citizenship, with particular reference to kinship, assisted reproduction and migration; feminist epistemology; research methodology
Colin Samson
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Indigenous Peoples; Human Rights; Ethnic Studies; Colonialism; American Studies; Environmental Issues; Arts and Literature
Clara Sandoval-Villalba
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Public International Law; International Human Rights Law; Transitional Justice; Legal Theory; Constitutional Law; Business and Human Rights; Reparations
Joerg Schaub
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: Social and Political Philosophy (focus on contemporary theories and 19th century German authors); Frankfurt School and Contemporary Critical Theory; Aesthetics and Politics
Rainer Schulze
Emeritus Professor, Department of History
Research interests: the history of Bergen-Belsen; questions of German collective memory and identity in the twentieth century; the Second World War and forced migration in Europe; continuity and discontinuity in twentieth-century German history; questions of regionalism, regional development and the construction of regional and national identities (esp. in rural regions); the history of the Roma and Sinti in twentieth-century Europe; the history of antiziganism in the post-Second World War period; Holocaust; Genocides; Forced Migrations in the twentieth century; Roma in twentieth-century Europe; Individual Memories, Group Memories, and Collective Memory in post-Second World War Germany; Continuity and change in twentieth-century German history; Germany and her neighbours in the twentieth century
Ahmed Shaheed
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Prem Sikka
Emeritus Professor, Essex Business School
Research interests: Accounting, crime and racism; Auditor regulation; Governance of the UK accountancy profession; Corporate governance; The accountancy profession and the state-profession relationship; Insolvency; Globalization; Tax Havens; Corporate Social Responsibility
Nigel South
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: environmental crime; green criminology and human rights; illegal and legal drug use and markets; crime, inequalities and citizenship; theoretical and comparative criminology; public health and community services
Yasemin Soysal
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Citizenship and Nation-state; National and Transnational; Transnationalization of Higher Education; International Migrations; Human Rights; Regional Integration (Europe and East Asia)
Ewen Speed
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Health policy and the NHS; Governance and citizenship in context of health and healthcare; Community economies and health care; Neoliberalism, the third sector and health care provision; Discourse analysis, interpretive policy analysis
Maurice Sunkin
Professor, School of Law
Teresa Torres
Lecturer, Department of Language and Linguistics
Research interests: Hispanic Cinema; Language and culture
Tuba Turan
Lecturer, School of Law
Tara Van Ho
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Business and human rights; International investment law and human rights; Economic, social and cultural rights; Transitional justice; International human rights law; Business and human rights in armed conflict
Anil Yilmaz Vastardis
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Business and human rights; International Investment Law; Settlement of international commercial disputes; Corporate law; Investment and human rights
Lorna Woods
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Media regulation; Internet Law
Lars Waldorf
Professor, School of Law