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Timothy Masiko

Teaching Associate, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Tim is a teaching associate at the University Of Nottingham where he is the module convener of the LLM module, World Trading Systems, and teaches Land Law and Foundations of Tort on the undergraduate program. Tim joined the school as a postgraduate researcher in 2015, and concluded his PhD in 2019 under the supervision of Professor Emeritus, Mary Footer and Professor Annamaria La Chimia. His thesis, "Flexible Regional Economic Integration in Africa: A Historical Look at the East African Community," considered the history of economic integration in Africa and the use of variable geometry to achieve continental integration. The unique approaches in his research led him to win the 2020 SIEL-Hart Prize in International Economic Law, and will be published in the Hart series, Studies in International Trade and Investment Law.

Previously, Tim was a lecturer in law at Uganda Christian University from 2012 to 2017, where he taught public international law, jurisprudence, the law of contract, the law of tort and administrative (public) law. Between 2010 and 2015, he was a consulting associate at E.K Consulting Group, a trade policy and trade law consulting firm based in Kampala, Uganda. The firm provided advisory and research services to clients across Africa on various aspects of trade law and trade policy, where Tim focused on regional integration and trade in services.

Tim's main research interests are in international economic law, legal history and African and pan-African approaches to international law.

Teaching Summary

Land law, foundations of tort, public international law, world trading systems.

Research Summary

Tim's main area of research is international economic law, especially in Africa. He also does research in public international law, with a leaning towards international law making. He is keen to… read more

Recent Publications

  • TIMOTHY MASIKO and MARY FOOTER, 2019. Oxford Bibliographies in International Law Oxford University Press. Available at: <https://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199796953/obo-9780199796953-0189.xml>

Current Research

Tim's main area of research is international economic law, especially in Africa. He also does research in public international law, with a leaning towards international law making. He is keen to study the place of Africa in the evolution of international law.

Past Research

  • The political economy of trade policy
  • Transitional justice
  • [African] traditional approaches to law.
  • TIMOTHY MASIKO and MARY FOOTER, 2019. Oxford Bibliographies in International Law Oxford University Press. Available at: <https://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199796953/obo-9780199796953-0189.xml>

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