Emily joined Liverpool Law School as a Graduate Teaching Fellow in October 2019. 


Emily's research examines cases of sexual crime involving children brought before colonial courts in India. 

Thesis title

'Childhoods in the Legal Archive: Children, Sexual Crime and Colonial Law in India, 1830-1940'.

Dates of study

PhD Start Date: October 2019


Dr Deana Heath (History), Dr Aoife Daly (Liverpool Law School) and Dr Anna French (History)

Research summary

This project will analyse indigenous interactions with colonial courts at the nexus of intimate and traumatic events to reveal competing notions of childhood, sexuality and justice in the colonial Indian context.