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.
Emeritus Professor of European Law
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 ...
Reader in Religion and Global Security
Over the past decade I have been researching the role of gender and religion in relation to Islamic extremism, and have an interest in gender-mainstreaming countering and preventing violent extremism efforts. My current work focuses on gender, religion and resilience in global governance efforts in relation to terrorism. This is part of my larger project, Humanities for Resilience,which is ...
Reader in International Human Rights Law
Meghan Campbell is Reader in International Human Rights 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 ...
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Professor of Transitional Justice and International Criminal Law
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 transitional justice, armed conflict, resilience, social-ecological systems, posthumanism/new materialism and disability.
Janine recently completed a large research project funded by the European Research Council (grant number ...
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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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Senior 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
Fiona de Londas is Professor of Global Legal Studies at Birmingham Law School. her research concerns constitutionalism, human rights, and transnationalism. She is particularly interested in the role and function of rights in contentious policy fields, inquiring into how (if at all) rights shape the making of law and policy in complex contexts of, for example, counter-terrorism, reproductive ...
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Professor in Law and Ethics
Professor Delacroix’s research focuses on the intersection between law and ethics, with a particular interest in habits and the infrastructure that molds our habits (data-reliant tools are an increasingly big part of that infrastructure).
She is considering the potential inherent in bottom-up Data Trusts as a way of reversing the current top-down, fire-brigade approach to ...
Associate Professor in German and European Politics
Charlotte Galpin is Associate Professor in German and European Politics. Her research lies at the intersection of political science, sociology and media and communication studies, with a particular interest in the European public sphere, European and national identities, and EU citizenship. More recently, she is analysing gendered patterns of inclusion/exclusion in European debates. She has a ...
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Professor of Comparative and European Politics
Deputy Director of the Centre for Elections, Democracy, Accountability and Representation (CEDAR)
Tim Haughton is a political scientist with a particular interest in electoral and party politics, electoral campaigning, and the politics of Central and Eastern Europe, especially Slovakia, Slovenia and the Czech Republic. He is the co-author of The New Party Challenge, published by Oxford University Press and was the joint editor of the Journal of Common Market Studies’ ...
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Associate Professor in Political Economy
Huw Macartney is a political economist whose work is broadly concerned with the politics of banking and financial services.
Professor of Human Rights Law
Professor Mavronicola joined Birmingham Law School as a Senior Lecturer in September 2016, and has been Professor of Human Rights Law since 2022. She was previously a Lecturer in Law at Queen’s University Belfast (2013-2016). Professor Mavronicola is chiefly interested in the theory and interpretation of human rights. Her research has focused on pursuing dynamic coherence in the ...
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Deputy Head of Education (PGT)
Dr Morgan researches and teaches public law, legal theory, socio-legal theory, and human rights. She explores the interplay between law and political theory on topics such as national security, counter-terrorism, accountability, and conceptions of freedom. Her most recent publication, with Professor Fiona de Londras and Dr Jessie Blackbourn, Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist ...
Associate Professor in Law
Dr Bosko Tripkovic’s research explores the metaphysical, meta-ethical and moral foundations of public law. His work has appeared in world-leading generalist journals (Oxford Journal of Legal Studies), as well as the best journals in legal philosophy (Legal Theory) and constitutional law (International Journal of Constitutional Law). Dr Tripkovic’s book The ...
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Reader in Human Rights Law
Head of Planning and Strategy
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. He is a specialist in international human rights, the United Nations human rights bodies, and human rights in various crisis contexts.
His research is frequently used by ...
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Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics
Karen Yeung joined Birmingham Law School and the University of Birmingham’s School of Computer Scienceas Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics in January 2018. Her research has been at the forefront of understanding the challenges associated with the regulation and governance of emerging technologies. Over the course of more than 25 years, she ...
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