Human Rights Law Centre


The Human Rights Law Centre has a number of Fellows from a wide range of academic and research institutes, international organisations and NGOs who play key roles in a wide range of HRLC events, research projects and training courses.


Meghna Abraham

Executive Director of the Center for Economic and Social Rights

Catherine Appleton

Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Mental Health, NTNU and the Centre of Research and Education in Security, Prisons and Forensic Psychiatry at St Olavs University Hospital. 

Mary Dowell-Jones

Research Fellow and Honorary Assistant Professor

Alice Edwards

Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

James Harrison

Professor, University of Warwick and Co-Director of the Centre for Human Rights in Practice - Former Coordinator of the Human Rights Law Centre

Emilie Hunter

Deputy Director, Case Matrix Network and former Coordinator of the Human Rights Law Centre

Will Lowe

Senior Research Scientist at the Hertie School in Berlin

Marko Milanovic

Professor of Public International Law, University of Reading

Daniel Moeckli

Professor in Public Law and Constitutional Law, University of Zurich

Bertrand G. Ramcharan

Director of the Guyana Institute for Public Policy and Former UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

Mervat Rishmawi

Independent human rights consultant

Sandesh Sivakumaran

Professor of International Law, co-Deputy of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, Fellow of St Edmund's College

Alex Toft

Research Fellow for the Nottingham Centre for Children, Young People and Families

Patrick Twomey

Director of International Human Rights Network and former Co-Director of the Human Rights Law Centre



Human Rights Law Centre

School of Law
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

+44 (0)115 846 8506