Essex Law School

Senior Research Officer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Human Rights Law; International Humanitarian Law (IHL); Law & Culture (including art & literature)
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Medical Law; Healthcare Law and Human Rights; The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and the NHS; Maternity services
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Critique of Human Rights; Spanish Politics; UK Politics; International Relations and Human Rights; Activism, social movements and human rights
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Public International Law; International Criminal Law; International Law applicable to Information and Communication Technologies, and in Cyberspace; International Humanitarian Law
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Interdisciplinary Human Rights Scholarship
Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: Public International Law; Human Rights Law; International Criminal Law
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: UK, European and international constitutional law, theory and history; Constitutional pluralism; European and international human rights law; Administrative law
Visiting Fellow, Essex Law School
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: International Refugee Law; Extradition Law; International Criminal Law; International Humanitarian Law; International Human Rights Law; International Minority Rights Law; Acute Crises and Displacement
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Environmental Law; International Criminal Law; Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Public Health Law; Consumer Protection; Food, Nutrition and Alcohol Labelling; Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention; Health Inequalities; Human Rights; Food, Tobacco, Alcohol, Physical Activity, Air Pollution
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Human Rights in Consumer Law and Practice; LGBT+ Rights; Social Welfare Law; Pedagogy of Clinical Legal Education; Unfair Contract Terms
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Emeritus Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: European Convention on Human Rights; International Law of Armed Conflicts; Human Rights - General
Faculty Dean Undergraduate (Humanities) - Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Administrative Law; Constitutional Law; Judicial Review; UK Human Rights Law
Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: Laws of armed conflict; Environmental law; Human rights and the environment
Professor, Essex Law School
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
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Human Rights Law; Privacy and Data Protection; Digitisation of Border Controls and Migration Management
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Public International Trade Law; Governmentality; International Investment Law; EU Internal Market Law; Critical Theory; International Economic Law; Business and Human Rights; Trade and Environment; Investment and Environment; Investment and Human Rights; Trade and Human Rights; Critical Approaches to International Law; EU Trade and Investment Policy
Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: The constitutional role of the judiciary; Administrative law and justice; Tiny legal systems (serving populations of fewer than 100,000); Human Rights in the British Crown Dependencies; Nineteenth Century English constitutional and justice system; Constitutional and Administrative Justice Initiative
Emeritus Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: Corporations; Labour/Employment Law; Links between Human Rights, International Trade, and Investment; Philosophy of Human Rights; Jurisprudence
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Transitional Justice; Reparation; International Criminal Law; International Human Rights Law; Indigenous rights
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Professor, Essex Law School
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.
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Professor, Essex Law School - Human Rights Centre
Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: Medical Law; Business and human rights; Transitional Justice, with a particular focus on the Colombian peace process, socio-economic dimensions of TJ and the inclusion of economic actors in TJ processes; Health Care Law and Human Rights
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Employment Law; Fundamental Rights; European Union Law; Brexit Law
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Human Rights law; Equality law; Judicial Reasoning; Law and Politics; European Union law; Law and Literature
Dean of Partnerships & Professor (R), Essex Law School
Research interests: Restorative justice.; Criminal justice.; Transitional justice.; Youth crime and justice.; Youth Crime and Justice; Criminology
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: International Human Rights Law; Inter-American Human Rights Law; Women's Rights; Transitional Justice; International Adjudication in Human Rights; Discrimination; International Criminal Law; Sexual and Reproductive Rights; LGBTIQ+ Rights
Emeritus Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: Socio-economic Rights; Judicial Review; Adminstrative Law; Constitutional Law; Access to Justice
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: the use of force by States (jus ad bellum); outer space security; victims of aggression; international human rights law; international peace and security law; UN collective security; new and emerging technologies and use of force
Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: Public International Law; International Human Rights Law; Transitional Justice; Legal Theory; Constitutional Law; Business and Human Rights; Reparations
Professor, Essex Law School
Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: ERSC Peer Review College; Director of the UK Administrative Justice Institute; Constitutional and Administrative Justice Initiative
Senior Lecturer in International Law, Essex Law School
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Global Environmental Governance; Human Rights and the Environment; International Environmental Law; Corporate Responsibility; International Trade / Investment and the Environment; Climate Change Law; Banking / Finance / Insurance and the Environment; Constitutional Environmental Rights
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Law of Armed Conflict/International Humanitarian Law; Law and Armed Conflict in Africa; The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict
Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: Media regulation; Internet Law; Surveillance
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: International Criminal Law; The Law on the Use of Force; International Law of the Sea; International Environmental Law; Law of Treaties; State responsibility; International dispute settlement; International Institutional Law; Public International Law; International watercourses law
Emeritus Professor, Essex Law School
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
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
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: Comparative Property Law; Law and Development; Law and Social Theory; Political Economy
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Research interests: Business and human rights; International Investment Law; Settlement of international disputes; Corporate law; International investment and human rights; International investment law, environmental protection and climate change

School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Visiting Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Virtual worlds (game worlds, social worlds) all aspects of these; Computer Game design; Computer Games design as an art form; Computer Games and society, especially governance, the law and human rights
Executive Dean (Science and Health) - Professor (R), School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Multi-agent systems and autonomous adaptive systems; Data exploration analysing and modelling complex data Big data analysis and modelling of structured and unstructured data; Machine learning modelling opponents learning behaviours from data; Reasoning and analytics over multiple streams of data Internet of Things (IoT) reasoning and analytics; Individual and collective user profiles profile adaptation contextualised profiles; Recommender systems collaborative filtering reputation systems; complex systems modelling dynamics of financial systems and markets; Market mechanisms negotiation protocols strategic interaction supply chain management; Semantic matching resource search cloud computing resource allocation; Trust in agent societies trust mechanisms trust in decision making; Formal theories of agents and multi-agent systems BDI agents; Cognitive agents knowledge and belief self-reference; Software engineering methodologies for agents and multi-agent systems; Social dynamics regulation of agent societies roles and power institutions; Self-organisation team formation; Serious games for education and learning collaborative learning
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Embedded Systems and System-on-Chip (SoC) design, development support and technology to increase performance and reliability; Advanced computer architectures offering vast processing power for robotics, image processing and other real-time critical applications; Application of AI for real world problems and robot control; Cybersecurity

Essex Business School

Senior Lecturer, EBS - Management and Marketing
Research interests: Management of diversity and difference in organisations; History, memory and temporality in and of organisations; Leadership, power and ways of leading; Organisations, the media and representation and mediatisation of organisations
Professor, EBS - Management and Marketing
Lecturer, EBS - Accounting
Research interests: Sustainability reporting; Accounting and governance in developing countries; Disclosure practices in developing countries; Corporate governance
Lecturer, EBS - Accounting
Research interests: Social/Environmental/Sustainability Reporting; Accounting in the public interest; Accountability of multinational corporations in emerging economies; Corporate-community relations; Sustainable development goals; Public sector accountability in developing economies; Water accounting
Lecturer, EBS - Accounting
Research interests: Corporate political connection; Corporate environmental and sustainability performance; Stakeholder accountability and violation; Financial distress and bankruptcy
Lecturer, EBS - Management and Marketing
Senior Lecturer, EBS - Strategy, Operations and Entrepreneurship (SOE)
Senior Lecturer, EBS - Strategy, Operations and Entrepreneurship (SOE)
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
Senior Lecturer, EBS - Management and Marketing

Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies

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
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Caribbean literatures, art and cinema; literature and place; border studies (especially concerning the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic); literature and the environment; migration and literature; human rights and literature; literature and the visual arts; contemporary poetry; literary and filmic rewritings, adaptations, translation and comparative studies; contemporary Caribbean and US relations (especially regarding the Dominican and Haitian Diasporas); the work of Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney, Junot Diaz, and Edwidge Danticat; postcolonial studies; women writing; Italian cinema and literature
Senior Lecturer, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Parliamentary reporting, the media and democracy
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: documentary; media practice and theory (creative practice / PaR); amateur cinema; gender and ethnicity in US literature, film, television; island representations; Oceania and the Pacific in film and photography; postcolonial cinemas
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: playwriting; eighteenth-century drama and literature
Dean of Partnerships (Education) and Senior Lecturer (R), Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer

School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies

Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: Modernity in Latin America; Visual culture; Space and politics; Memory politics; Human-nature relations; Water, hydraulics, liquid ecologies in the arts; Environmental aesthetics; Photography; Digital culture; Contemporary visual production in Latin America; VENEZUELA RESEARCH NETWORK. With Dr. Penélope Plaza (University of Reading), Dr. Rebecca Jarman (University of Leeds).
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: Matt works on issues at the intersection of phenomenology; action theory; and research in the cognitive and social sciences.
Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: History of heritage; History of museums; History of archaeology; History of anthropology; Politics and ethics of archaeology and heritage; History of the field sciences; The field sciences, imperialism and colonialism; History, politics, and practice of archives; Dams and dispossession; Middle East history
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Media and Democratization; Arab Media; Journalistic Practices and Models; Media Systems; Media in Transitions; Media Policy
Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: Theory, history and practice of autonomy; Frankfurt School (especially Adorno); Ethics (particularly critique of Kant's and Kantian ethics); Political Philosophy
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: Ethics and politics of attention; Deconstruction; Deliberative democratic theory;
Reader, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: British history since 1939; impact of war and conflict on the home front; The cold war and nuclear conflict; Citizenship in Britain
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: New World slavery; The transatlantic slave trade; Africans in the Americas; Transnational mercantile networks and connections; Maritime history; Testimony, autobiography, and narrative in African and Atlantic history; Global and transnational approaches to history
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
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
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
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
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: I am a social and cultural historian of modern warfare
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: Social and Political Philosophy (focus on contemporary theories and 19th century German authors); Frankfurt School and Contemporary Critical Theory; Aesthetics
Reader, School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: Race and Ethnicity in East Asia; Social History of Drugs; Visual History, Southeast and East Asia; Social and Political History of Modern China; History of Public Health and Medicine in 20th century China; Food and Foodways; Global Environmental History; History of Religion in Modern East Asia; Global Public Health

Department of Sociology and Criminology

Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: Algorithmic Power; Web Scraping; Text Mining; Digital Cultures; Software Studies; Hacker Subcultures; The Dark Web; Science and Technology Studies; Computational Social Science
Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: Indigenous studies; Latin America, especially the Andes; Gender and sexualities; Ethnic and racial identities; Bolivia, especially indigenous peoples; Gibraltar
Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
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
Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: modern social and cultural history; social policy, social justice and criminal justice; gender relations; youth justice, child rights, family law
Reader, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: Gender and sexuality; Sex work and sex industry studies; The intersection of sexual and economic citizenship; Fiscal sociology and critical taxation studies; Comparative methods and psycho-social methodologies
Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: social cohesion; multiculturalism and civic integration; crime and neighbourhood effects; job search and labour market inclusion
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: Regulation and social control of uncivil behaviour; Criminalisation of sex work; Urban policing; Environmental movements/protest; Non-science-based health practices and their social harm; urban studies; social media protest; Penalisation of dissent; Criminalisation of activism
Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
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
Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: Human Rights; Indigenous Peoples; Sustainable Development; Social Movements; Refugees
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: police and tech ethics, digital policing, surveillance, security, criminal records, domestic abuse, vulnerabilities,, and human trafficking; Domestic abuse
Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: Gender and Sexuality; Economic and Feminist Anthropology (and Sociology); Development; Human Rights; Medical Anthropology; South Asia
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: International Migration; Social Stratification
Head of Department - Professor (R), Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: Social theories of knowledge and ignorance; Economic sociology; Global health governance; Human rights-based approaches to health and development
Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: Sociology of Rights; Cosmopolitanism; Citizenship; Human Rights; Trans-national migration; Asylum; Welfare
Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: Gender, sexuality and citizenship, with particular reference to kinship, assisted reproduction and migration; feminist epistemology; research methodology; ESRC funded project about Sexuality, 'Citizenship and migration: the Irish Queer Diaspora in London'
Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: Indigenous Peoples; Human Rights; Ethnic Studies; Colonialism; American Studies; Environmental Issues; Arts and Literature
Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
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
Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Research interests: Child Protection; Childrens Rights; Children and Young People as Victims and Offenders; Professional Responses to Crime; Women as Offenders/Victims