Professor Marie Fox
Professor of Law Law
- Work email Marie.Fox@liverpool.ac.uk
Marie Fox holds the Queen Victoria Chair of Law, in the School of Law and Social Justice at the University of Liverpool. She has previously worked at the Universities of Birmingham, Keele, Manchester, Queen's Belfast and Lancaster.
Her research interests are in animal law, veterinary ethics, health law and feminist theory.
Her research has been funded by the AHRC, ESRC, Dunhill Medical Trust, Wellcome Trust and the Socio-legal Studies Association.
Marie's work on legal responses to genital cutting with Michael Thomson has twice been awarded the Socio-Legal Studies Association Article Prize for the ‘most outstanding piece of socio-legal scholarship in the award year (2013 and 2019).
She is a co-ordinating editor of Social and Legal Studies and Medical Law International, and sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Law and Society and the interdisciplinary journal Somatechnics.
Marie has supervised 15 doctoral students to completion and currently supervises PhD projects which address the legal status of animals, comparative analysis of abortion law in the US and UK, administration of puberty blockers to gender diverse youth, causation in criminal law, the 'until death' clause in the Gender Recognition Act and supported decision-making under the Mental Capacity Act.
She is happy to consider PhD proposals on animal-human relations, law and reproduction, legal embodiment and health law regulation.