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Professor Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou MA, PhD

Professor in Human Rights Law & Associate Dean for Research and Impact Law


Personal Statement

Prof Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou read for his undergraduate law degree in Belarus. Then he took a MA in European Studies from the University of Sussex. In 2007 Kanstantsin began working on his PhD project ‘European Consensus in the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights’ (UCD Dublin, Ireland) which he successfully defended in 2011. Kanstantsin moved to the University of Liverpool in 2015 from the University of Surrey where he has been a lectuer and then a senior lecturer in law since January 2012. In 2020, Kanstantsin was appointed a full Professor in Human Rights Law. He cooperates with international inter-governmental and non-governmental organisations as an expert in international and European human rights law. His research interests spread between interpretation of the European Convention of Human Rights, reform of the European Court of Human Rights, administration of international justice, comparative and constitutional law.

Kanstantsin would be happy to hear from potential PhD students about supervising projects in the following areas:
Law of the European Convention on Human Rights
Human Rights and Comparative Human Rights
Law of the Council of Europe
Administration of International Justice
Effectiveness of International Human Rights Protection