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. 

Professor Anthony Arnull

Professor Anthony Arnull

Barber Professor of Jurisprudence

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 ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 6295
Email
a.m.arnull@bham.ac.uk

Dr Katherine Brown

Dr Katherine Brown

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 ...

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

Dr Meghan Campbell

Dr Meghan Campbell

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 ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6315
Email
m.campbell.1@bham.ac.uk

Professor Janine Natalya Clark

Professor of Gender, Transitional Justice and International Criminal Law

Professor 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 ...

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

Professor Nicholas Crowson

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 ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5485
Email
n.j.crowson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Tom Cutterham

Dr Tom Cutterham

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 ...

Telephone
0121 414 5747
Email
t.cutterham@bham.ac.uk

Professor Fiona de Londras

Professor Fiona de Londras

Professor 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 ...

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

Professor Sylvie Delacroix

Professor Sylvie Delacroix

Professor in Law and Ethics

Professor 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, 2019).

Her current research focuses on the design of both decision-support and `autonomous’ systems meant for morally-loaded contexts. She also researches the impact of the ...

Email
s.delacroix@bham.ac.uk

Dr Tim Haughton

Dr Tim Haughton

Reader in European Politics

Tim Haughton is a political scientist with a particular interest in electoral and party politics, 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 Czech Republic. He is ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6360
Email
t.j.haughton@bham.ac.uk

Dr Adrian Hunt

Dr Adrian Hunt

Senior Lecturer

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 ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6326
Email
a.hunt@bham.ac.uk

Dr Natasa Mavronicola

Dr Natasa Mavronicola

Senior Lecturer in Law

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 work in a number of journals, including the Human Rights Law Review and the Modern Law Review.

Dr Mavronicola currently serves as Special Adviser to the ...

Telephone
(0)121 414 9038
Email
n.mavronicola@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lydia Morgan

Dr Lydia Morgan

Research Fellow

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

Dr Klaus Richter

Dr Klaus Richter

Birmingham Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Eastern European History

My main field of research is the modern history of East Central Europe and the Baltics. I am especially interested in the history of nationalism, of statehood and of war and occupation.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 45514
Email
k.richter@bham.ac.uk

Dr Bosko Tripkovic

Dr Bosko Tripkovic

Lecturer in Law

Dr Bosko Tripkovic researches and teaches in the areas of jurisprudence, 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 2016 Mauro Cappelletti ...

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

Dr Milena Tripkovic

Dr Milena Tripkovic

Lecturer

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

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 ...

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

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. Together with Andrew Howes and ...

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