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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.

You can find Administrative Staff details here and a list of Key Contacts here.

Head of School

Professor Robin Hickey


Gordon Anthony (Administrative Law, Constitutional Law)
Heather Conway (Property, Land Law, Burial Laws)
Norma Dawson (Property, Trade Mark Law, Legal History)
Ronan Deazley (Copyright Law)
Graham Ellison (Criminology, Policing, Community Safety)
Anne Maree Farrell (Health and Medical Law)                                                                                     
Colin Harvey (Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Migration)
Louise Mallinder (Human Rights)
Anne-Marie McAlinden (Sex Offenders, Restorative Justice)
Christopher McCrudden (Constitutional Law, EU Human Rights Law)
Kieran McEvoy (Transitional Justice, Restorative Justice)
John Morison (Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law)
Daithí Mac Síthigh (Law and Technology, Media Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law)
Thérèse Murphy (Human Rights)
Fionnuala Ní Aoláin (International Law, Human Rights Law and Feminist Legal Theory)            
Dagmar Schiek (EU Legal Studies, Comparative, Labour and Equality Law)
Carsten Stahn (International Criminal Law and Global Justice)                                                     


Dr David Capper (Contracts, Insolvency, Commercial Law)
Dr Mark Flear (EU Law, Public Health, Governmentality)

Senior Lecturers

Dr Kevin J Brown (Criminal Justice, Community Safety, Criminal Law)
Dr Anna Bryson (Transitional Justice, Criminology, Oral History)
Dr Ciara Hackett (Tort, Contemporary Issues in the Law of Obligations)
Dr Brian Jack (EU Law, Environmental Law)
Dr Cheryl Lawther (Transitional Justice, Truth Recovery, Victims)
Dr Marek Martyniszyn  (Contract, Competition Law)
Dr Kathryn McNeilly (Human Rights, Critical Legal Studies, Gender)
Dr Ronagh McQuigg (Human Rights, Gender)
Dr Billy Melo Araujo (EU External Trade Law and International Trade Law)
Dr Luke Moffett (Criminal Justice and Human Rights)
Dr Dieter Pesendorfer (Governance, Sustainable Development)
Dr John Stannard (Law and Emotion, Criminal Justice)


Dr Yassin Brunger (International Criminal Law, Sexual & Gender-Based Violence, Storytelling, Witness Experiences, Transitional Justice, Feminist Perspectives on International Law)
Dr Alessandro Corda (Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Sentencing, Comparative Law)
Dr Lauren Dempster (Criminology, Conflict, Transitional Justice)
Dr Mary Dobbs (Environmental Law, Equity Law)
Dr Peter Doran (Sustainable Development, Governance)
Dr Eithne Dowds (International and Domestic Criminal Law; Feminist Legal Theory)
Dr Clare Dwyer (Criminal Justice, Transitional Justice)
Dr Mark Hanna (Human Rights, Sociology of Law)
Dr Gerard Kelly (Climate Change, Environmental Law, Regulation and Governance, Planning Law)
Dr Rachel Killean (Transitional Justice, International Criminal Law, Victims' Rights)
Dr Amanda Kramer (Criminology, Critical Legal Studies, International Law)
Dr Conor McCormick (Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Legal History)
Dr Clemens Rieder (EU Law)
Dr Ciarán O'Kelly (Corporate Governance, Ethics)
Dr Adeniyi Olayode (Restorative Justice, Criminal Justice, Crime and Society)
Dr Alice Panepinto (International Law, Human Rights)
Dr Martin Regan (Legal Concepts with Psychological Elements; Law and Emotion; Criminal law; Censorship and Obscenity/Indecency Law)
Dr Louise Rhodes ( Public/Private Law Divide, Property Law, Housing and Human Rights, Judicial Review)
Dr Oisin Suttle (International Economic Law, Legal and Political Theory, Public International Law, Global Justice)
Dr Paulina Wilson  (Comparative Law, Tort, Criminal Law, Evidence, Law and Innovation)

Research Fellows

Dr Patrycja Dabrowska-Klosinska
Dr Orla Drummond
Dr Kevin Hearty
Dr Amrei Müller
Dr Caoimhe Ní Dhónaill
Dr Clare Patton
Dr Adriana Rudling


Emeritus Professors

Phil Scraton (Critical Criminology, Childhood, Prisons)
Brice Dickson (Human Rights, Judicial Activism)


Judge in Residence

The Hon Mrs Justice Keegan

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