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Academic Staff

We have a diverse faculty with worldclass teaching and research staff who share a passion for the study of law.

Head of School

Professor Sally Wheeler


Jean Allain (International Law, Trafficking, Food Security)
Jack Anderson (Sports Law, Law of Torts, Alternative Dispute Resolution)
Gordon Anthony (Administrative Law, Constitutional Law)
Norma Dawson (Property, Trade Mark Law, Legal History)
Brice Dickson (Human Rights, Judicial Activism)
Colin Harvey (Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Migration)
Philip Leith (IP and IT Law, Privacy, Socio-Legal Studies)
Christopher McCrudden (Constitutional Law, EU Human Rights Law)
Kieran McEvoy (Transitional Justice, Restorative Justice)
John Morison (Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law)
Thérèse Murphy (Human Rights)
Dagmar Schiek (EU Legal Studies, Comparative, Labour and Equality Law)
Phil Scraton (Critical Criminology, Childhood, Prisons)
Pete Shirlow(Criminology, Criminal Justice)


Dr David Capper (Contracts, Insolvency, Commercial Law)
Dr Graham Ellison (Criminology, Policing, Community Safety)
Dr Anne-Marie McAlinden (Sex Offenders, Restorative Justice)

Senior Lecturers

Dr Heather Conway (Property, Land Law, Burial Laws)
Dr Dieter Pesendorfer (Governance, Sustainable Development)
Dr John Stannard (Law and Emotion, Criminal Justice)
Dr Robin Hickey
Dr Mohsen AlAttar


Dr Kevin J Brown (Criminal Justice, Community Safety, Criminal Law)
Dr Dug Cubie (Human Rights, International Law, Humanitarianism)
Dr Mary Dobbs (Environmental and Equity Law)
Dr Peter Doran (Sustainable Development, Governance)
Dr Clare Dwyer (Criminal Justice, Transitional Justice)
Dr Mark Flear (EU Law, Public Health, Governmentality)
Dr Ciara Hackett (Tort, Contemporary Issues in the Law of Obligations)
Dr Brian Jack (EU Law, Environmental Law)
Dr Sylvie Langlaude (Human Rights, Religion, Children)
Dr Ronagh McQuigg (Human Rights, Gender)
Dr Alex Schwartz (Comparative Constitutional Law, Judicial Behaviour, Legal Theory)
Dr Luke Moffett (Criminal Justice and Human Rights)

Ms Marny Requa (Criminal Justice, Transitional Justice)
Dr Bal Sokhi-Bulley (Human Rights, Critical Theory, European Law)
Dr Ting Xu (Law and Development, Property and Globalisation, Chinese Law)
Dr Marek Martyniszyn
Dr Ciarán O'Kelly (Corporate Governance, Ethics)
Dr Natasa Mavronicola
Dr Billy Melo Araujo


Judge in Residence

Mr Justice Maguire

Visiting Staff

Dr. Wei Gong -