Essex Armed Conflict and Crisis Hub

Our members

A global representation

Essex Armed Conflict and Crisis Hub members represent a range of disciplines and expertise from around the world.

Our members are involved in interdisciplinary projects and training programmes. We also regularly organise and participate in conflict-related events. If you are looking for an expert on armed conflict and crisis, you can also find details of our specific areas of research, or contact us via conflictandcrisishub@essex.ac.uk to find out more.

Essex Conflict Hub Members

Professor (R) and Director NIHR Research Design Service, School of Health and Social Care
Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: Public International Law; Human Rights Law; International Criminal Law
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
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
Lecturer, Essex Law School
Professor, Essex Law School
Research interests: Laws of armed conflict; Environmental law; Human rights and the environment
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Senior Lecturer, Essex Law School
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical, and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: History of gender; History of psychology and psychoanalysis; History of subjectivity; History of war and trauma; Historiography and historical theory
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
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical, and Interdisciplinary Studies
Research interests: I am a social and cultural historian of modern warfare
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.
Reader (R), Department of Government
Research interests: Civil conflict; Terrorism; Organised crime
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
Lecturer, Essex Law School
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

Fellows

Conor Foley

Fellow

Essex Armed Conflict and Crisis Hub, University of Essex

Conor has worked for a variety of organizations including UN DPKO, UNHCR, UN-Habitat and Amnesty International, in over twenty conflict and post-conflict zones.

Professor Charles Garraway

Fellow

Essex Armed Conflict and Crisis Hub, University of Essex

Liz Griffin

Fellow

Essex Armed Conflict and Crisis Hub, University of Essex

Professor Liz Griffin is an academic and practitioner with a specialization in the theory and practice of human rights. Liz is Honorary Professor, University of Pretoria Centre for Human Rights.