Judit Villena Rodo


PhD Research Topic: ‘Migrant Women, Coercive Control and Intimate Partner Violence: an examination of women’s ability to access remedies in Ireland and Spain’

Supervisor: Prof. Siobhán Mullally

Research interests: Gender and Human Rights, Feminist Legal Theory, Feminist Jurisprudence, Gender-Based Violence, Migration Law, Equality and non-discrimination.

Academic Background: PhD Fellow | Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway (2019)

Master of Laws in International Human Rights Law (LLM) | Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway (2019)

2013-2017 Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB) | University of Stirling (2017)

Scholarships and awards:

PhD studentship (National University of Ireland Galway, 2019 – 2021)

Irish Research Council, Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship (2020-2023)
Conference papers:
‘Discussing Coercive Control as a Human Rights Violation’ (SLSA Annual Conference, April 2021)
‘Woman, migrant, right-holder: accessing remedies for coercive control in European jurisdictions’ (Law and Society Annual Conference, May 2021)