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

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 ...

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

Dr Meghan Campbell

Dr Meghan Campbell

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 ...

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

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 resilience, social-ecological systems, transitional justice, posthumanism/new materialism and reconciliation.

Janine is close to completing a five-year European Research Council (ERC) project, entitled A Comparative Study of ...

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

Professor Nicholas Crowson

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

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 ...

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

Professor Fiona de Londras

Professor Fiona de Londras

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 ...

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’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 ...

Email
s.delacroix@bham.ac.uk

Dr Charlotte Galpin

Dr Charlotte Galpin

Associate Professor in German and European Politics
Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, School of Government

Dr Galpin's 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 particular area focus on Germany and the UK. 

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6928
Email
c.a.galpin@bham.ac.uk

Professor Tim Haughton

Professor Tim Haughton

Professor of Comparative and European Politics

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’ ...

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

Dr Adrian Hunt

Dr Adrian Hunt

Senior Lecturer
Assessment and Progress Lead

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 Huw Macartney

Dr Huw Macartney

Senior Lecturer in Political Economy

Huw Macartney is a political economist whose work is broadly concerned with the politics of banking and financial services.

Email
h.macartney@bham.ac.uk

Professor Natasa Mavronicola

Professor Natasa Mavronicola

Professor of Human Rights Law

Professor 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.

Betwe ...

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

Dr Lydia Morgan

Dr Lydia Morgan

Lecturer in Law

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 ...

Email
l.morgan@bham.ac.uk

Dr Bosko Tripkovic

Dr Bosko Tripkovic

Associate Professor 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 ...

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

Dr Ben Warwick

Dr Ben Warwick

Reader in Human Rights 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. 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 ...

Telephone
0121 414 6233
Email
b.t.warwick@bham.ac.uk

Professor Karen Yeung

Professor Karen Yeung

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 ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 6298
Email
k.yeung@bham.ac.uk