Professor Marko Milanovic


Research interests:

Public international law; International human rights law


Alexander Gilder

Dr Alexander Gilder


Research interests:

UN peace operations; peacebuilding; stabilization; security sector reform


Saeed Bagheri

Dr Saeed Bagheri

+44 (0) 118 378 4366

Research interests:

Use of force; International humanitarian law; International human rights law; International criminal law; Peacebuilding and post-conflict justice

Dr Başak Bak

+44 (0) 118 378 5641

Research interests:

Data protection and privacy law, especially data processing activity and cross-border data transfers; Genomic data, big health data; Copyright law and AI

Professor David Bilchitz


Research interests:

Fundamental rights – domestic and international; Theory of fundamental rights; Socio-economic rights; The tension between religious freedom and equality; LGBT+ rights

Dr Alison Bissett

+44 (0) 118 378 5672

Research interests:

Transitional justice; International criminal law; International children’s rights; International Judicial Cooperation

Professor Russell Buchan

Research interests:

International Humanitarian Law; International Criminal Law; Cyber War

Professor Rosa Freedman

+44 (0) 118 378 7507

Research interests:

International human rights law; United Nations; Gender and law; Sexual exploitation and abuse

Yong Han

Dr Yong Han


Research interests:

Legal philosophy; Third-world approaches to comparative commercial law

Professor Chris Hilson

+44 (0) 118 378 7501

Research interests:

Environmental law; Climate law

Dr Nora Honkala

+44 (0) 118 378 7502

Research interests:

Gender and law; Feminist theory; Refugee law; Human rights law; Public international law

Dr Vicky Kapogianni

Research interests:

International human rights law; international humanitarian law; EU law; Migration and refugee law

Dr Beatrice Krebs

+44 (0) 118 378 7691

Research interests:

Comparative and international criminal law

Professor Michael Schmitt


Research interests:

Public international law; International humanitarian law; International cyber law; Use of force

Dr Vilija Vėlyvytė


Research interests:

EU law, specifically the intersection between EU internal market law and social policy; Federalism, and the balance of competences and powers in multi-level systems of governance; Supranational courts and their role in policy making at the national level

Dr Ruvi Ziegler

+44 (0) 118 378 7518

Research interests:

Human rights law; Citizenship & electoral rights; International refugee law; International humanitarian law




Ademola Abass

Professor Ademola Abass

Research interests:

International peace and security; African Union; Law of Armed Conflict

Sarah Blakemore

Research interests:

Safeguarding in conflict and crisis situations

Professor Kenneth Christie

Research interests:

Human security; de-radicalization; populism and democratization

Dr Bríd Ní Ghráinne


Research interests:

Public international law; Forced migration; Human rights

Professor James Kraska


Research interests:

International maritime law; Naval warfare; International humanitarian law

Professor Saul Lehrfreund MBE


Research interests:

International human rights law

Daniel Linsdell

Research interests:

Human security; NATO

Jennifer Maddocks

Research interests:

Law of Armed Conflict

Professor Hitoshi Nasu


Research interests:

Public international law; International security law; Law of armed conflict; Law of weaponry

Professor Tatjana Papić


Research interests:

Public international law; international responsibility; international human rights law

Professor Sean Watts


Research interests:

International humanitarian law; International cyber law