Eleanor Drywood's current research focuses on the application of a children's rights perspective to sports law. She is currently developing a project on migration, child footballers and professional football. She has further research interests in asylum and immigration law, EU law (particularly social competences and fundamental rights), children's rights and socio-legal research methods. She has worked with UNICEF and the EU Fundamental Rights Agency, and has published in leading international journals on EU law and children's rights.
Eleanor Drywood has been a Lecturer at the Liverpool Law School since September 2008, and a Senior Lecturer since October 2013. She is a graduate of the Univerisité de Bordeaux-Montesquieu IV in France and the University of Liverpool, gaining her PhD from the latter in 2010.
- Modern Law Review Postgraduate Scholarship (Modern Law Review 2006)
- Director of Postgraduate Research, School of Law and Social Justice (2011-2014)