Constitutional Affairs

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. 

Dr Katherine Brown

Dr Katherine Brown

Lecturer in Islamic Studies
Head of Department

Department of Theology and Religion

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 ...

Email
k.e.brown@bham.ac.uk

Dr Tanzil Chowdhury

Research Associate

Birmingham Law School

Tanzil recently completed his doctorate at the University of Manchester. His teaching and research interests lie in Public Law, Jurisprudence and Constitutional Reform.

Email
t.chowdhury@bham.ac.uk

Dr Janine Natalya Clark

Reader in Gender, International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice

Birmingham Law School

Dr Janine Natalya Clark joined Birmingham Law School in October 2014. Her main research and teaching interests include sexual violence in conflict, international criminal courts, transitional justice, genocide and ethnic conflict. She is best known for her work on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), and she recently presented her work at the Tribunal's final ...

Telephone
0121 414 6316
Email
j.n.clark@bham.ac.uk

Professor Fiona de Londras

Professor Fiona de Londras

Professor of Global Legal Studies
Deputy Head of Birmingham Law School

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 of the European Court of Human Rights, and abortion ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6318
Email
f.delondras@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lydia Morgan

Dr Lydia Morgan

Research Fellow

Birmingham Law School

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 ...

Email
l.morgan@bham.ac.uk

Professor Erika Rackley

Professor Erika Rackley

Professor of Law

Birmingham Law School

Erika Rackley's research focuses on judicial diversity, the nature of judging, gender equality in the legal profession, and the legal regulation of pornography and image-based sexual abuse. Her scholarship has shaped and informed policy and public debate and has been discussed by the UK and Scottish governments, in The Guardian, and on BBC Radio 4's Women's Hour and Law in Action. She is author ...

Telephone
0121 414 9240
Email
e.rackley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Bosko Tripkovic

Dr Bosko Tripkovic

Lecturer in Law

Birmingham Law School

Dr Bosko Tripkovic researches and teaches in the areas of jurisprudence, constitutional law, and EU law. He has won the 2016 Mauro Cappelletti Prize for the best thesis in the field of comparative law defended at the European University Institute, and his book ‘The Metaethics of Constitutional Adjudication’ is forthcoming with Oxford University Press. 

Telephone
0121 414 7501
Email
b.tripkovic@bham.ac.uk

Dr Milena Tripkovic

Dr Milena Tripkovic

Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Dr Milena Tripkovic researches and teaches in the areas of criminology, criminal law and political theory. Her forthcoming book Punishment and Citizenship: A Theory of Criminal Disenfranchisement (Oxford University Press), combines insights from these domains to develop an empirical and normative account of contemporary restrictions to electoral rights of criminal offenders. She has published on ...

Telephone
0121 414 3233
Email
m.tripkovic@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ben Warwick

Dr Ben Warwick

Lecturer in Law

Birmingham Law School

Ben Warwick’s research explores how economic considerations affect the implementation of human rights (and especially socio-economic rights). This has led him to write on the related questions of crisis, neoliberalism, and the functioning of the relevant legal bodies. Ben is Co-Coordinator of the Law and Society Association's international Collaborative Research Network on Economic and ...

Telephone
0121 414 6288
Email
b.t.warwick@bham.ac.uk

Professor Karen Yeung

Professor Karen Yeung

Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics

Birmingham Law School

Karen Yeung is the University of Birmingham’s first Interdisciplinary Chair, taking up the post of Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics at the University of Birmingham in the School of Law and the School of Computer Sciencein January 2018.  She has been a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Melbourne Law School since 2016. She is a Fellow of the ...

Telephone
0121 414 6298
Email
k.yeung@bham.ac.uk