Current PhD students at LSE Law School 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]
'Private Law and the Demands of Justice'
Daniela Arantes Prata
'Corporate behaviour, compliance and the environment: A Latin American perspective' [provisional]
'Legal Issues in the regulation and adjudication of OTC Derivatives' [provisional]
'Entrepreneurial futures: social enterprise, development and human rights' [provisional]
Jacob van de Beeten
'Legal imagination of law and integration: a genealogy of EU law authority' [provisional]
'The World Trade Organization and Tanzania: An Assessment of the Relationship Between Increased Global Trade and Environmental Degradation'
'Environmental Constitutionalism: A Critical Perspective'[provisional]
'Preventing the Sale of Looted Antiquities by Non-State Actors: a comparative analysis of International Law and national legislation in the United Kingdom, United States, and the European Union' [provisional]
'Trajectories in Basel's Risk Regimes in the Evolution Towards Modern Banking'
'Criminal Law as Political Compromise: A Realist Rebuttal to Liberal Theories of Criminalisation'
'Potential UK legal and Regulatory Path Dependency in Prohibitions against Insider Trading and Market Abuse; a project to review the legal theoretical and doctrinal foundations of insider trading prohibitions and information-based market abuse under UK law'
'International Law: A Language of Expertise' [provisional title]
'Legal Pluralism and the Codification of the Late Ottoman Empire: A Re-imagination of Imperial Political Authority and Legal Thought'
'Liability of Public Bodies in Negligence – A Corrective Justice Analysis'
Sebastian Gazmuri Barker
'In search for tax progressiveness in developing countries' [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]
'The Literary Unconscious: Rereading Authorship and Copyright with Kant’s On the Wrongfulness of Reprinting (1785)'
Priya S. Gupta
'Financial Capitalism and the Governance of Urban Space' [provisional title]
'The Judicialization of Conflict and the Art of War'
Louise Damkjær Ibsen
'Regulatory challenges in the light of FinTech'
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 shape infrastructure deal-making by African governments and exploring human-rights based approaches to 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]
'The Culture of Impunity and the Regulatory Framework Protecting Cultural Property from Illicit Trafficking' [provisional title]
'Constituting the Worker in International Law' [provisional title]
'The reporting of nisi prius cases: origins and effects'
'The individual in EU data protection law'
'Human Rights as Sources of Penality'
'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'
'The use of foreign law by Eastminster apex courts in public law adjudication' [provisional]
'Automated decision-making by the state'
'International law and global waste governance: the making and discarding of smartphones'
'Examining the role of the intermediary in the criminal justice system'
'Vaccine Opposition in the Information Age: A Study on Online Activism and DIY Citizenship'
Constitutional implementation and informal politics in Kenya and South Africa.
'Regulating Private Military Companies: Closing the Gaps in International Law' [provisional title]