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Teaching Fellow in Law and Level 5 Lead Tutor with additional research interests


2014 : LLM in International Law, Univeristy of Sussex

2020: PhD in Law, Univeristy of Sussex

2017-2020: Doctoral/Associate Tutor in Law, University of Sussex

2019-2020: Part Time Hourly Paid Lecturer, University of Portsmouth

2020-Present: Teaching Fellow in Law, University of Portsmouth  

Research Interests

Public International Law

International Humanitarian Law

International Criminal law 

International & domestic Human Rights Law 

Use of Force In International Law 

Direct Participation in Hostilities 

My PhD focused on the use of human shields under international huamanitarian law and I hold a particular interest in the rules governing civilian protection during armed conflict such as the princple of distinction, the rule of proportionality and the rule of direct participation.  

Teaching Responsibilities

Public International Law

International Law and Armed Conflict 

Human Rights Law 

Land Law

Tort Law 

(formerly) Public Law

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., The Use of Human Shields under International Humanitarian Law, University of Sussex

Award Date: 1 Nov 2020

LLM, International Law, University of Sussex

Award Date: 1 Sept 2014

LLB (Hons), Law with Criminology , University of the West of England

Award Date: 1 Jul 2012


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