Current PhD students in the Law Department are listed below (alphabetically by surname). Click on the student's name for further details. For more information about our research interests, see Research. See also our list of completed PhDs.
'Hannah Arendt's Constitutional Theory' [provisional title]
'Examining the Recent Interaction Between Family Law and Counter-Terrorism.'
'Private Law and the Demands of Justice'
'Legal Issues in the regulation and adjudication of OTC Derivatives' [provisional]
Jacob van de Beeten
'Integration through law’ in times of contestation: exploring the historical origins and political context of the rule of law crisis [provisional]
'The World Trade Organization and Tanzania: An Assessment of the Relationship Between Increased Global Trade and Environmental Degradation'
'Trajectories in Basel's Risk Regimes in the Evolution Towards Modern Banking'
'Criminal Law as Modus Vivendi: A Realist Rebuttal to 'Liberal' Theories of Criminalization'
'Human Rights Issues in Social Media Content Moderation'
'Legislating the Anthropocene: science and law in the ratification of a new Geological Time Chart'
'International Law: A Language of Expertise' [provisional title]
'The dynamics of corporate criminal conduct in the commercial and financial sectors'
'Liability of Public Bodies in Negligence – A Corrective Justice Analysis'
'The role of climate change litigation in the advancement of climate justice and human rights' [provisional title]
Mireia Garcés de Marcilla Musté
'Body modifications, normality, and the law' [provisional title]
'Calling the Ghost of Human Rights: The Right to Resistance to Oppression'
'Populism, Power, and Legitimacy: The Role of Judges in an Age of Distrust' [provisional title]
'Law and Literature in Continental Thought'
Priya S. Gupta
'Financial Capitalism and the Governance of Urban Space' [provisional title]
'The Judicialization of Conflict and the Art of War'
Carly A. Krakow
'The Role of International Law for Protecting the Human Rights of People Impacted by Environmental Crimes in Contexts of Statelessness, Displacement, and Armed Conflict' [provisional title]
'Understanding the factors that lead to “bad” deal-making by African governments and towards a human-rights based approach to better deal-making' [provisional]
'Export Controls for Cultural Goods in the United Kingdom: A Critical Analysis' [provisional title]
'International tax policy and dispute resolution: lessons from the Law of the Sea'
'Corruption and the "License Raj": An Alternative Inquiry' [provisional title]
'States' regulatory powers and the turn to public law in international investment arbitration'
'Constituting the Worker in International Law' [provisional title]
'The reporting of nisi prius cases: origins and effects'
'The individual in EU data protection law'
'The Role of Human Rights as Sources of Penality: A Transnational-Law Perspective' [provisional title]
'New Beginnings in European Constitutional Thought' [provisional]
[title to be confirmed]
'The Legal Ramifications of Narrative Disclosures’ Language' [provisional title]
'The Interplay between Objectives and Effects in Defining State Aid and Subsidies'
'Automated decision-making by the state'
'The transforming nature of shareholders: corporate behaviour, financial markets, and legal frameworks'
'International Law and the Zero Waste - Circular Economy Agenda'
'Examining the role of the intermediary in the criminal justice system'
'Vaccine Opposition at the Age of Web 2.0: A Study on Virtual Communities, Online Participation and Risk Perception' [provisional title]
Constitutional implementation and informal politics in Kenya and South Africa.
'Regulating Private Military Companies: Closing the Gaps in International Law' [provisional title]