Doctoral Candidates

Current Doctoral Candidates at the Irish Centre for Human Rights

Abou-Taleb, Nouran

Abu Hussein, Hadeel 'Land Law under international law, a Key for Exercise State Power in Context of Law in postcolonial territories. Creating “Excluded zones”, confiscations, demolishing & evocation houses.'

Adanan, Amina "The Transitional Nature of Universal Jurisdiction in International Law"

Al-Haidari, Bethany "Perceptions of Freedom among Saudi Citizens". 

Al-Mujadi, Reem "The Influence of the Ideological Misuses of Moral Convictions on Transitional Justice in the Middle East"

Ananthavinayagan, Thamil "Sri Lanka – a post-war society and laboratory for the United Nations"

Berkowska, Eliza 'Family in the International Human Rights Law'

Bushnell, Alexis 'Historiography of the Refugee Figure and Genealogy of the Political Juridical Space of the Camp; Violent Geography'

Corcoran, Sally Anne "The Impact of Women on the Protection of Human Rights in Peacekeeping."

Creedon, Sarah 'The Prosecution of Rape in International Criminal Law through Means of Imputed Liability'

De Ycaza, Carla "Traditional and Modern Approaches to Post-Conflict Transitional Justice in Africa"

Florath, Tanja."Effective Prevention of Enforced Disappearances in South-East Asia"

Ferguson, Rhonda "The right to food in the context of world trade

Forde, Andrew'The Application of International Human Rights Law in States with Limited Recognition'

Gagliardi, Silvia "Post-2011 Morocco: More or less access to human rights for non-Arab women?"

Gallagher, Peter '‘Autonomous Weapon Systems: Can their use be amenable to international law’'

Gormley, Denise. "(Re) locating Law: Displacing Sexual and Gender Based Violence"

McMurry, Nicholas 'The right to participation under economic, social and cultural rights'

Megy, Susan'Under Imminent Threat? The Protection of Civilians in African Regional and Sub regional Peacekeeping: The African Union and ECOWAS'

Moran, Cian "The Saints Are Coming: The Evolution of Humanitarian Intervention in International Law and State Practice"

Omidi, Niloufar "Peoples' Right to Peace; Enforcement through International Law Instruments"

Sweeney, Caroline "Protection of Children from the Effects of Armed Conflict"

Tadeg, Mesenbet Freedom of Expression in Ethiopia: Opportunities and Emerging Threats"

Taylor, Leonard 'Towards an understanding of Catholicism and human rights law'

Yang, Bochao "China's Evolving Policy towards International Peace and Security UN Peacekeeping Operations as a Gateway- Challenges and Opportunities - from Political and Legal Perspectives".





Completed Doctoral Candidates

Aguirre, Daniel.

Muyoboke, Aime,

Anderson, Kjell

Azarov, Valentina.

Breslin, Andrea

Cullen, Anthony

Dang, Heping. 

Darcy, Shane

De Guzman, Margaret.

Duffy, Aoife.

Egan, Annabel

Donlon, Teresa Fidelma

Elewa, Mohamed

Fairlie, Megan

Farrell, Brian

Farrell, Michelle

Fazaeli, Roja

Gahima, Gerald

Gilbert, Jeremie

Goggin, Sean

Hashemi, Kamran

Heinrich, Stefanie.


Hughes, Edel

Keane, David



Ling, Bonny


Mahgoub, Khadeija

McDermott, Chris

McDermott, Helen.

McDermott, Yvonne Mary

Mwendata, Alfred

O'Brien, Eadaoin


O'Sullivan, Aisling


Prudhomme, Nancie

Rae, Isabella

Reynolds, John.

Rhea, Harry

Rikhof, Joseph

Seberenzi, Joseph

Shortall, Derek

Silva, Mario

Smithm, Tara

Snyder, Jason

Strapatsas, Nicolaos

Takemura, Hitomi

Temperman, Jeroen

Timmermann, Wibbke

Tiribelli, Carlo

Tobin, Brendan

Varaki, Maria

Waldorf, Lars

Zeidy, Mohamed