Amy Ruth Williams

  • Research Assistant, Human Rights Futures Project 2012-2013. Amy Williams left LSE in October 2013 and this page is no longer being updated

Amy WilliamsAmy is the Research Assistant on the Human Rights Futures Project, which seeks to explore and analyse the future direction of human rights discourse in the UK and elsewhere.

Amy holds an LLB Law and French degree (First Class) and an MSc in Human Rights (Distinction). She previously worked at the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, in particular in the area of intellectual disability and mental health. She has also worked for a small UK housing charity on rights-based approaches to housing policy and practice globally. Amy is on the Management Committee of Tower Hamlets Law Centre, where she is also a volunteer.

Amy conducted research for the government-appointed Commission on a Bill of Rights and has subsequently written on the Commission’s report and the wider debate on the replacement of the Human Rights Act with a new ‘UK Bill of Rights’. She has a particular interest in UK human rights protection in both its European and global contexts.