Academic Staff


Professor Ray Murphy
Peace Operations,International Humanitarian Law,
International Criminal Law, National Human Rights Institutions

Dr Kathleen Cavanaugh
Law & Society, Law & Conflict and Human Rights

Dr. Shane Darcy
international humanitarian law, international criminal law, business and human rights and transitional justice

Professor Emeritus William Schabas
Genocide, capital punishment, European Convention on Human Rights,
transitional justice, Universal Declaration of Human Rights,
customary international law

Dr. Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko 
Public International Law, Global Governance and International
Constitutionalism, Human Rights,  International Women's Rights,
Gender and Human Rights, Human Rights and Islam,  International Refugee and Migration Law       

Dr Aoife Duffy
Legal history; conflict/post-conflict studies; theories of violence;
transitional justice; post-colonial scholarship; women’s rights;
states of emergency; socio-legal methodologies;
constitutional law & sovereignty; public international law;
comparative law & legal theory.


Dr Anita Ferrara
Truth Commissions, Transitional justice, International humanitarian law, Peace building and Post-conflict Reconstruction, Peace Operations, Latin American Studies

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Dr Ciara Smyth
Public International Law with a particular focus on international and European refugee law, human rights law and immigration law. 


Postdoctoral Researchers

Brennan, Emily.