Members of the Institute


Director of the Institute:

Dr Marianne Wade

Dr Marianne Wade

Reader in Criminal Justice

Birmingham Law School

Dr Wade’s activities focus on cross-border criminal justice co-operation and particularly related developments within the EU. Work focusing on the crimes of terrorism and trafficking human beings and their prevention, investigation and prosecution at a national, regional and global level forms part of this. The genesis of a European public prosecutor’s office and the concept of ...

 

Members of the Institute:

Professor Anthony Arnull

Professor Anthony Arnull

Barber Professor of Jurisprudence
Deputy Head of School

Birmingham Law School

Anthony Arnull specialises in the law of the European Union. He worked at the European Court of Justice from 1989-92 and was Head of Birmingham Law School between 2006 and 2009. He was Acting Head of the College of Arts & Law at Birmingham from April to August 2015. Professor Arnull is the author of The General Principles of EEC Law and the Individual (Leicester University Press, 1990); The ...

Professor John Baldwin

Professor John Baldwin

Emeritus Professor of Judicial Administration

Birmingham Law School

John Baldwin was Head of Birmingham Law School between August 2003 and August 2006. He was the Director of the Institute of Judicial Administration for over twenty years following his appointment in 1982. He was an Assistant Head of School with responsibility for coordinating research within the Birmingham Law School between 2001 and 2003. His main teaching interests have been in the area of ...

Dr John Child

Dr John Child

Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law

Birmingham Law School

Dr John Child specialises in criminal law, doctrine and theory, and the relationship between criminal law and neuroscience. John co-authors a leading criminal law textbook, Smith, Hogan and Ormerod’s Essentials of Criminal Law, as well as co-directing the Criminal Law Reform Now Network.

Professor Janine Natalya Clark

Professor of Gender, Transitional Justice and International Criminal Law

Birmingham Law School

Professor Janine Natalya Clark joined Birmingham Law School in October 2014. She was promoted to Reader in 2016 and promoted to Professor in 2018. Her research interests include conflict-related sexual violence, transitional justice, international criminal courts, resilience, ethnic conflict and reconciliation. She is currently leading a five-year European Research Council project entitled A ...

Dr Maria Anna Corvaglia

Dr Maria Anna Corvaglia

Lecturer in Law

Birmingham Law School

Maria Anna’s main research primarily concerns fragmentation and coherence in international economic governance. More specifically, most of her research to date has focused on international trade law, the international regulation of public procurement and the protection of socio-environmental concerns in international economic law. In her work on the multilayered trade and economic ...

Professor Robert Cryer

Professor Robert Cryer

Professor of International and Criminal Law

Birmingham Law School

Professor Cryer's expertise is in international and criminal law. He has lectured and spoken widely at both national and international level, primarily on international criminal law and public international law more generally.

Professor Fiona de Londras

Professor Fiona de Londras

Chair of Global Legal Studies

Birmingham Law School

Professor de Londras’ research concerns constitutionalism, human rights and transnationalism. She is particularly interested in the role and function of rights in contentious policy fields, enquiring about whether—and if so how—rights shape the making of law and policy in complex contexts of, for example, counter-terrorism, the European Court of Human Rights, and abortion law in ...

Dr Javier S Eskauriatza

Dr Javier S Eskauriatza

Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Javier completed his LLB and LLM degrees at the University of Bristol. He joined Birmingham Law School in 2013. His research focuses on international criminal law, international legal theory and transitional justice with a special focus on Latin America.

Dr Samantha Fairclough

Dr Samantha Fairclough

Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Samantha joined Birmingham Law School as a lecturer in September 2017. Prior to this, she was here as an ESRC funded PhD student. During this time, she contributed to teaching on various LLB degrees at the Law School and held a position as a Teaching Fellow from 2016-17.

Her current research centres on the treatment of the vulnerable in Crown Court trials, specifically at the point at which they ...

Dr Adrian Hunt

Dr Adrian Hunt

Senior Lecturer
Deputy Head of School (Education)

Birmingham Law School

Dr Adrian Hunt teaches and researches in the fields of public law, human rights, crime, and aspects of international law.  He has a particular interest in legal responses to terrorism and has worked as a consultant for the Council of Europe and the OSCE on aspects of counter-terrorism law. His published work in that field has been cited by UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human ...

Professor Carol Jones (nee Boyle)

Professor Carol Jones (nee Boyle)

Reader

Birmingham Law School

Professor Jones’ areas of expertise lie in (i) law and society in Hong Kong and China; (ii) socio-legal studies; (iii) the history of UK criminal justice; and (iv) law and colonialism.

Dr Natasa Mavronicola

Dr Natasa Mavronicola

Reader in Law
Deputy Head of Research

Birmingham Law School

Dr Mavronicola researches and teaches on human rights, public law, and legal theory, as well as on the interplay between counter-terrorism and human rights and on key intersections between human rights and criminal justice. She has published on these topics in a number of journals, including the Human Rights Law Review and the Modern Law Review, and edited collections.

Between ...

Dr Katharina Möser

Dr Katharina Möser

Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Dr Katharina Möser teaches company and contract law. Her research interests are in the areas of company, insolvency and comparative law.

Dr Emma Oakley

Dr Emma Oakley

Lecturer in Law

Birmingham Law School

Dr Emma Oakley teaches in the areas of socio-legal studies, criminal justice and research methods. Her own research explores how people make sense of and use law in their everyday personal and working lives, what shapes this, and with what consequences. Emma draws on sociological and socio-legal ideas and methods to produce empirically-grounded, theoretically-informed accounts of the relationship ...

Dr Mohammad (Shahab) Shahabuddin

Dr Mohammad (Shahab) Shahabuddin

Reader in International Law & Human Rights

Birmingham Law School

Shahab teaches and researches in international law with special focus on history and theory of international law, ethnicity and nationalism, and human rights. He is the author of Ethnicity and International Law: Histories, Politics and Practices (Cambridge University Press, 2016). With a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship (2018-2020), he is currently working on a new monograph: Minorities and ...

John Tingle

John Tingle

Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

Birmingham Law School

His research focuses in health law field where he examines issues relating to clinical negligence litigation and patient safety. National and global patient safety policy development and UHC (Universal Health Coverage). He has a fortnightly column in the British Journal of Nursing. He is a frequent contributor to the Bill of Health published by the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School where ...

Dr Ben Warwick

Dr Ben Warwick

Lecturer in Law

Birmingham Law School

Dr Ben Warwick’s research explores how economic factors affect human rights (and especially socio-economic rights). He is interested in the ways that laws and the institutions that enforce them change under such pressures. This has led him to write on the related questions of crisis, neoliberalism, and the reversal of rights protections. He is a specialist in international human rights, the ...

Professor Richard Young

Professor Richard Young

Professor of Law and Policy
Deputy Director of Research (Funding)

Birmingham Law School

Richard Young specialises in empirical research, especially into criminal justice. He is co-author of a leading textbook on that subject, now in its 4th edition, and has co-authored two monographs, Judging Social Security and Child Support in Action. He has also co-edited four collections of essays, Access to Criminal JusticeNew Visions of Crime VictimsRegulating ...