Experts

 

Law

  • Dr Oliver Butler

    Privacy and data protection law; the influence of the GDPR beyond Europe; Brexit and data protection; algorithmic governance.
    0115 951 5559
    Brexit Law Privacy Data Protection GDPR privacy law data protection law Brexit brexit and data protection GDPR beyond europe european GDPR EU Europe algorithmic governance
  • Fernando Casal Bertoa

    Comparative Politics, focusing on party regulation, political party funding, democratic constitutional design, party development, party system institutionalization and democracy promotion.
    Law Politics World Corruption Governance
  • Dr Christian Mueller

    Global connections between Europe and Asia (South, Southeast and East Asia) from the early modern period to the contemporary era, with a focus on imperialism, transnationalism, normative orders, labour, travel, encounters, curiosity, and identities.
  • Dr Sascha Auerbach

    My research focuses on race and migration in the nineteenth century, with a particular interest in the Indian and Chinese labour diasporas, the legacies of slavery, and the dynamics of colonial governance.
    Cultures History Law Governance human rights
  • Dr Luis Torres

    Impact of the international hard/soft regulation framework on corporate responsibility strategies, the development of models for corporate social performance and sustainability reporting, and the implications of the international human rights framework for Chinese businesses.
    +86 74 8818 8706
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Gender Law corporate social responsibility human rights China Belt and Road Initiative
  • Dr David Birchall

    I have written on aspects of Hong Kong including the housing markets, socio-economic rights compliance, and the use of corporal punishment. I am currently looking at China's poverty alleviation strategy as related to business.
    Business and economy Law Politics human rights Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Aditya Jain

    Dr Jain's expertise lies in public policy and risk management of the psychological and social work environment, aimed at business and societal sustainability and promotion of wellbeing at work.
    0115 828 3033
    Business and economy Education Law Politics Psychology Sociology Governance human rights Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Public Policy risk management psychological work environment social work environment business sustainability societal sustainability wellbeing at work wellbeing business in society labour law employment relationship business responsibility sustainable development working conditions decent work voluntary standards social dialogue corporate social responsibility future of work
  • Dr Yingfa Lu

    Accounting, accounting profession, accounting history, auditing, corporate governance, business law, and professional negligence.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8480
  • Dr Casey Watters

    Commercial law in East Asia, published on corporate insolvency, bankruptcy, cross-border insolvency, mergers and acquisitions and piercing the corporate veil. Previously the Yong Pung How Research Fellow at Singapore Management University School of Law's Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia ("CEBCLA").
    +86 574 8818 8702
    Business and economy Law Commercial Law East Asia corporate insolvency bankruptcy cross-border insolvency Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Dr Eleanor Seymour

    Dr Seymour is an expert in gender and conflict. She has a specific focus on sexual and gender based violence in conflict and post-conflict societies
    07909596735
    Crime Gender Law Rights Lab Sociology War and security sexual violence gender-based violence Gender relations Conflict society post-conflict societies international courts sociology anthropology Gender studies human rights International Law
  • Dr Thamil Venthan Ananthavinayagan

    I am scholar from the Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL), my focus is the international law and human rights from a decolonial perspective. I have written on the United Nations human rights engagement with Sri Lanka which was published in 2019: https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811373497. I have been invited to talks via webinars during the pandemic but also before predominantly by Global South institutions in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and elsewhere. I consider myself as expert in the area in its interdisciplinary approach.
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    Cultures History International Relations Law Migration Security Sociology Governance human rights Identity and Rights colonialism nationalism Racism Third World elitism post-colonialism
  • Prof Paul Torremans

    I have travelled extensively and delivered guest lecture on legal topics. I therefore know the legal environment well.
    07813880523
  • Victor Kattan

    Victor Kattan is an expert in international law (especially laws of war, territorial disputes) with special knowledge of the longstanding Israel-Palestine dispute. He has an interest in partition, decolonization and the crime of apartheid.
    Crime International Relations Law War and security World International Law arab-israeli dispute International Criminal Court international court of justice laws of war laws of territorial disputes israel-palestine Decolonisation apartheid
  • Dr Aris Georgopoulos

    European integration, EU law, constitutional matters, European Defence and Security Policy (ESDP); defence procurement legislation and policy, competition law, state aids, public procurement, government contracts, public law.
    +44 (0) 115 846 6307
    Brexit Law European Integration Law Constitutional Defence Security legislation policy covid-19 procurement public law Public procurement law EU law Brexit trade
  • Dr Luke Butler

    Dr Butler is an expert in public procurement regulation and policy, namely the rules, policies and practices which govern how government contracts are organised (e.g. public-private partnerships and outsourcing), advertised, priced, awarded and challenged. Luke has a particular interest in industry sector-specific applications, most notably defence procurement.
    0115 84 66856
    Brexit Law Government contracts public procurement Procurement Outsourcing Brexit covid-19 coronavirus contracts covid contracts coronavirus-related contracts public procurement regulation public procurement policy international trade law single sourcing Public-Private Partnerships comparative law reform
  • Professor Estelle Derclaye

    Copyright law relating to the protection of works (literary, artistic, musical, dramatic, computer programs, databases, sound recordings, films, technological protection measures), performances and their copyright holders' economic and moral interests. Fair use of works by the public. Use of works on the Internet. Designs (works of applied art). Trade mark law (distinctive signs). Patent law (inventions). Prevention of piracy and counterfeiting. Expertise in UK, European and international aspects of these laws.
    +44 (0)115 951 5735
    Arts and Culture Law Technology World Copyright Law Internet trade mark patents Piracy Counterfeiting
  • Dr Qianlan Wu

    Law and business in China, competition law and merger regulation in China.
    0115 84 66309
    Law China Law business competition law merger regulation
  • Dr Nicola Carr

    Youth justice, prisons, probation and community sentences. Young people's transitions from custody, the effects of juvenile criminal records, the roles of pre-sentence reports in sentencing and LGBT prisoners' experiences.
    +44 (0)115 75 84 179
    Children Crime Law justice youth justice probation community sentences LGBT prisoners
  • Dr Simon Roberts

    PI on International Social Security Association study of gaps in social protection including Australia, India and Thailand. Senior EU Expert on EU-China Social Security Reform Co-operation Project, Senior EU Expert providing technical assistance for capacity building in social security for Turkey. Co-Investigator (Policy and Governance) on Leverhulme Trust Sustainable Urban Habitats programme with empirical data from Shanghai.
    0115 846 7767
    Environment Gender Law Migration social policy social security pensions healthcare EU law institutional capacity building Governance Evaluation China Thailand turkey India
  • Professor Aoife Nolan

    Children's rights, austerity, poverty and human rights. She has also done work on human rights and housing, education and social security. Her research focuses on the UK, Ireland, South Africa, India, the US and Latin America.
    +44 (0)115 951 5737
    Children Law Politics World children Austerity poverty human rights law Housing education social security Law welfare uk ireland South Africa India us Latin America IAPS
  • Professor Bill Dixon

    Crime and criminal justice. Policing. Racially-motivated offending and crime and justice in contemporary South Africa.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5403
    Crime Law sociology social policy crime criminal justice race justice South Africa
  • Emmanuele Lazzara

    Sexuality, gender identity and related discrimination patters in Chinese society (China and Taiwan), also linked to Christianity and its impact upon attitudes towards sexual minorities(LGBT).
    +44 (0)7922 79 0434
    Arts and Culture China Crime Law sexuality gender identity discrimination China christianity IAPS
  • Dr Rachael Clawson

    Forced marriage Forced marriage of people with learning disabilities; Safeguarding and social work responses to forced marriage
    +44 (0)115 846 7010, +44 (0)7757 264 489
    Arts and Culture Children Education Law forced marriage learning disabilities mental health
  • Dr Melanie Jordan

    Criminology; Social Theory; Prisons & Punishment; Sex Crime; Criminal Justice System; Theoretical Criminology; Zoophilia & Bestiality Penal Reform
    +44 (0)115 951 5410
    Crime Health and Medicine Law Politics Rights Lab crime Criminology prisons sex crimes criminal justice system penal reform modern slavery trafficking
  • Professor Todd Landman

    Human rights in the world; global democracy; statistics and quantitative analysis; comparative analysis; US politics; Latin American politics.US political developments in domestic and foreign policy, elections, are relations, police violence; World politics with respect to trends and issues associated with democracy and human rights.
    +44 (0)7584615104, +44 (0)115 74 86270
    American Politics Business and economy Crime Law Politics Rights Lab World USA politics american politics democracy police violance human rights US political developments
  • Professor Peter Cartwright

    Consumer protection. Banking regulation and law. Criminal law. Financial regulation law.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5622 , +44 (0) 115 923 2003
    Law Law Legal consumer protection Banking regulation Criminal financial
  • Professor Robert McCorquodale

    International law. International human rights law. Self-determination. United Nations. Treaties. Globalisation.
    +44 (0) 115 846 6306
    Law Law Legal international human rights self determination United Nations treaties globalisation
  • Professor Peter Bartlett

    Areas if socio-legal history, particularly mental health. Health care law. Mental capacity and mental capacity law. History of mental disorder and poverty in the 19th-century and history of mental disorder in the 20th-century as a problem of governance of risk.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5709
    Law Law Legal history mental health health care health law health care law mental capacity law 19th and 20th century music Governance
  • Professor Nigel P Gravells

    Property law, especially land law, trusts and landlord and tenant. Intellectual property law, especially copyright. Constitutional law of the European Community/ Union, especially constitutional issues relating to the UK's membership.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5711
    Law Law Legal property Land Trust landlord tenant Copyright Constitutional European uk
  • Professor Jeff Kenner

    European Union law, employment law and human rights law.
    +44 (0)115 95 15956
    Brexit Law Politics World EU European Union Brexit Law human rights
  • Professor David Harris

    Human rights eg refugees and asylum seekers.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5701
    Law Law Human rights refugees asylum seekers
  • Dr Sandra Frisby

    Receivership. Corporate insolvency law. Company law. Commercial law. Property law.
    +44 (0) 115 846 6124
    Law Receivership corporate insolvency Law company commercial property
  • Dr Richard Hyde

    Food regulation, including the marketing and labelling of food. Food safety, in particular the response to food-borne illnesses caused by unsafe food. Consumer protection.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8095
    Law Law Legal food regulation standards marketing labelling safety illness consumer protection

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