Constitutional affairs are a major focus for the University and for policy makers. These researchers are actively engaging with the policy process and would welcome further engagement from policy makers.
Barber Professor of Jurisprudence
Deputy Head of 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 ...
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Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies
Head of Department
I am interested in Muslim women's involvement in violent religious politics, specifically Islam. My work examines the ways in which gendered jihadi narratives motivate and enfranchise, and how they combine with everyday experiences of living and politics. I also examine how counter-terrorism and counter-radicalisation programmes impact on religious women’s ...
Senior Lecturer in Law
Meghan Campbell is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Birmingham. Her research explores how the international human rights system can best respond to gender inequality and poverty. Her monograph Women, Poverty, Equality(Hart Publishing, 2018) explores how the concept of equality in the UN Convention on the Discrimination on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women can be ...
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Professor of Gender, Transitional Justice and International Criminal Law
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 ...
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Professor of Contemporary British History
Professor Nicholas Crowson is a Professor of Contemporary British History with a particular interest in homelessness from the 1880s to the modern day. This includes recreating the life stories of vagrants in late Victorian times; exploring the hidden history of the mass squatting of military camps in 1946; examining the role of the Reception Centres after 1946; and considering the impact of ...
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Lecturer in United States History
Tom Cutterham is a historian of Revolutionary America and the late eighteenth-century Atlantic world. He teaches the history of North America from the first English colonisations to the end of the nineteenth century, including courses on women in the American Revolution and the meaning of freedom in American history. Following his first book, Gentlemen Revolutionaries: Power and Justice in the ...
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Chair of Global Legal Studies
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 ...
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Professor in Law and Ethics
Sylvie Delacroix focuses on the intersection between law and ethics, with a particular interest in Machine Ethics, Agency and the role of habit within moral decisions (Habitual Ethics?, Bloomsbury / Hart Publishing, 2020). Her current research focuses on the design of computer systems meant for morally-loaded contexts. She is also considering the potential inherent in ‘b ...
Lecturer in German and European Politics
Deputy Director of the Institute for German Studies
Charlotte Galpin is Lecturer in German and European Politics and Deputy Director of the Institute for German Studies. Her research is concerned with European identities, EU citizenship, Euroscepticism and the European public sphere. She is particularly interested in the relationship between the media and EU legitimacy.
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Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations
Dr Jamie Gaskarth writes and teaches on practical ethical problems in foreign policy and security and he is the author/editor of six books on international relations and foreign policy.
Jamie has provided policy advice to a number of UK government departments, had evidence published for parliamentary inquiries on Global Britain, the National Security Strategy and UK soft power, and been awarded ...
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Reader in European Politics
Tim Haughton is a political scientist with a particular interest in electoral and party politics, electoral campaigning, the relationship between politics and government, the interaction between domestic and European sources of change, the relationship between Britain and the EU, the role of the past in the politics of the present and the domestic politics of Slovakia, Slovenia and the ...
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Deputy Head of School (Education)
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 ...
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Professor of American Studies
Scott Lucas became Professor of International Politics in 2014, having been on the staff of the University of Birmingham since 1989 and a Professor of American Studies since 1997.
He began his career as a specialist in US and British foreign policy, but his research interests now also cover current international affairs --- especially North Africa, the Middle East, and Iran --- New Media, and ...
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Senior Lecturer in Political Economy
Huw Macartney is a political economist whose work is broadly concerned with the politics of banking and financial services.
Reader in Law
Deputy Head of Research
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.
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Dr Lydia Morgan is currently a research fellow on the Joseph Rowntree Foundation funded project Counter-Terrorism Review with Professor Fiona de Londras (Birmingham) and Dr Jessie Blackbourn (Oxford). The project seeks to map and evaluate how counter-terrorism laws and measures are legally accountable and through empirical research understand how it works in practice. Lydia also researches and ...
Teaching Fellow in Political Science
Alex is a Teaching Fellow in Political Science who has multi-disciplinary interests in the areas of populism, political identities, discourse analysis and British politics. He has taught on a variety of modules during his time at Birmingham. Alex has published research on the English Defence League and spent time conducting an ethnographic study of the movement.
Senior Lecturer in Law
Director of Postgraduate Research
Dr Bosko Tripkovic researches and teaches in the areas of jurisprudence, constitutional theory, constitutional law, and EU law. His book The Metaethics of Constitutional Adjudication (Oxford University Press 2017) develops an original theory of the role of values in constitutional reasoning, and combines insights from comparative constitutional law and metaethics. Dr Tripkovic has won the ...
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Lecturer in Law
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 ...
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Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics
Karen Yeung is Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics at the University of Birmingham, based in Birmingham Law School and the School of Computer Science. She has been a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Melbourne Law School since 2016.
Karen is actively involved in several technology policy and related initiatives in the UK and worldwide, including ...
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