Human Rights Centre

Members

School of Law

Senior Research Officer, School of Law
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
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Health and human rights; Economic, social and cultural rights; Climate change; International development and human rights; Poverty and human rights
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Critique of Human Rights; Spanish Politics; International Relations; UK Politics
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Public International Law; International Criminal Law; International Law applicable to Information and Communication Technologies, and in Cyberspace; International Humanitarian Law
Lecturer, School of Law
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Interdisciplinary Human Rights Scholarship
Director of the Human Rights Centre - Senior Lecturer (R), School of Law - Human Rights Centre
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Public International Law; Human Rights Law; International Criminal Law
Lecturer, School of Law
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: UK, European and international constitutional law, theory and history; Constitutional pluralism; European and international human rights law; Administrative law
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
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Environmental Law; International Criminal Law; Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
Lecturer, School of Law
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
Lecturer, School of Law
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Human Rights in Consumer Law and Practice; LGBT+ Rights; Social Welfare Law; Pedagogy of Clinical Legal Education; Unfair Contract Terms
Faculty Dean Undergraduate (Humanities) - Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Administrative Law; Constitutional Law; Judicial Review; UK Human Rights Law
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: International contract law; private international law; Business & Human Rights
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Laws of armed conflict; Environmental law; Human rights and the environment
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
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Emerging Military Technologies including Autonomous Weapons Systems and Human Enhancement Technologies; Posthuman Legal Theory; Gender and Conflict; Feminist and Queer approaches to International Law; Science, Technology and the Law; The Rights of Nature; International Environmental Law/Human Rights and the Environment; TWAIL/Postcolonial approaches to International Law; Deep-Sea Mining Regulation; Outer Space Law
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
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
Lecturer, School of Law
Executive Dean (Humanities) - Professor (R), School of Law
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
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Healthcare law; Mental capacity and mental health law; Civil litigation; Mediation and alternative dispute resolution
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
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.
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Socio -Legal Studies; Access to Justice; Public Legal Culture; Gender and Law; Islamic Law; Legal Empowerment; Iranian Law and Legal System;
Professor, School of Law - Human Rights Centre
Professor, School of Law
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, 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
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Human Rights law; Equality law; Judicial Reasoning; Law and Politics; European Union law
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Employment Law; Fundamental Rights; European Union Law
Dean of Partnerships & Professor (R), School of Law
Research interests: Restorative justice.; Criminal justice.; Transitional justice.; Youth crime and justice.; Youth Crime and Justice; Criminology
Lecturer, School of Law
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
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
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: International Criminal Law; International Humanitarian Law; Human Rights Law; Refugee Law; Law and Literature; Transitional justice
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Use of force by States; space security; UN collective security framework; new and emerging threats to international peace and security
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Public International Law; International Human Rights Law; Transitional Justice; Legal Theory; Constitutional Law; Business and Human Rights; Reparations
Professor, School of Law
Professor, School of Law
Lecturer, School of Law
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Transitional justice; Peacebuilding; Legal empowerment; Right to information; Human rights and the arts; International human rights law; International criminal law; Disability rights; Responsibility to protect
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Law of Armed Conflict/International Humanitarian Law; Law and Armed Conflict in Africa; The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict
Lecturer, School of Law
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
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Media regulation; Internet Law; Surveillance
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Business and human rights; International Investment Law; Settlement of international commercial disputes; Corporate law; Investment and human rights
Professor, School of Law

Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies

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
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
Reader, 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
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
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: 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
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 Philosophy and Art History

Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
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 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.
Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
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
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: Research Interests
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: modern and contemporary art history; art and politics; activist-art; institutional critique and its futures; visual and material cultures of social movements and of social control; aesthetics and affect in social movements; curatorial studies; intersections of curating, critique and political organising
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
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

Department of Sociology

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
Head of Department - Professor, 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
Reader, Department of Sociology
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
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology
Research interests: social cohesion; multiculturalism and civic integration; crime and neighbourhood effects; job search and labour market inclusion
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology
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
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
Lecturer, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Human Rights; Indigenous Peoples; Sustainable Development; Social Movements; Refugees
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology
Research interests: police and tech ethics, digital policing, surveillance, security, criminal records, domestic abuse, vulnerabilities,, and human trafficking; Domestic abuse
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Gender and Sexuality; Economic and Feminist Anthropology (and Sociology); Development; Human Rights; Medical Anthropology; South Asia
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Social Psychology; Medical Sociology; Reproductive Health; Women's Health; Marriage and Family; Social Norms; Men and Masculinity; Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: International Migration; Social Stratification
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
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Sociology of Rights; Cosmopolitanism; Citizenship; Human Rights; Trans-national migration; Asylum; Welfare
Professor, Department of Sociology
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
Research interests: Indigenous Peoples; Human Rights; Ethnic Studies; Colonialism; American Studies; Environmental Issues; Arts and Literature
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Algorithmic Power; Web Scraping; Text Mining; Digital Cultures; Software Studies; Hacker Subcultures; The Dark Web; Science and Technology Studies; Computational Social Science