Open to PhD applications in;
- Amnesty laws
- Human rights practice, particular with respect to transitional justice;
- Dealing with the past in Northern Ireland
- International law and policy on truth, justice and reparations
Public outreach & key achievements
I am a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and the Higher Education Academy. I have been awarded the British Society of Criminology Book Prize (jointly awarded) and the Hart Socio-Legal Studies Association Early Career Prize. I am also a member of the Institute for Integrated Transitions Law and Peace Practice Group, the Royal Irish Academy's Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Committee, and the ESRC and AHRC Peer Review Colleges.
I am also the Chair of the Committee on the Administration of Justice, a human rights non-governmental organisation based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
My has been funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Economic and Social Research Council, the Nuffield Foundation, the Socio-Legal Studies Association, and the Department for International Development.
I regularly engage with local and international media. Some examples are:
- ‘Another World is Possible’ 30-min interview with Dr Birgit Schippers for Northern Visions (NVTV) (first broadcast 21 April 2015)
- Interview for Michael Vurens van Es, ‘Exhuming Justice in Nepal’, Foreign Policy (3 September 2014)
- Op-Ed, ‘Grandmother’s Reunion Highlights Argentina’s Long Road to Recovery from its “Dirty War”’ The Conversation (11 August 2014)
- Op-ed, ‘Court decision on post-war amnesties is lesson for EU’ EU Observer (4 June 2014)
- Louise Mallinder, ‘Dealing with Northern Ireland’s Past: A Guide to the Haass-O’Sullivan Talks’, Open Democracy (8 May 2014)
Alumni: Where are they now
|PhD area||Towards a Theory on Transitional Justice for Male Victims of Conflict-Related Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV)”|
|Years of study||2014-2017|
|Current Position||Research Associate, Universität Bremen|
|PhD area||Institutional Reform and institutional transformation after conflict and authoritarianism|
|Years of study||2011-2015|
|Current Position||Researcher and Statistician, Northern Ireland Statistics Agency|