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Professor Padraig McAuliffe BCL, PhD

Director of Education Law


    Personal Statement

    Prof. Pádraig McAuliffe was appointed Professor in Transitional Justice in 2018, having served as a Senior Lecturer in the Law School since 2013. He holds a PhD from University College Cork since 2009. His main research interests are transitional justice, rule of law and presently is examining the legibility of neopatrimonial practices in transitional justice and international human rights institutions. He has published in the International Journal of Transitional Justice, the International Criminal Law Review, Journal of Human Rights Practice and Journal of International Criminal Justice amongst others. He has published two books, namely Transitional Justice and Rule of Law Reconstruction: A Contentious Relationship (Routledge, 2013) and Transformative Transitional Justice and the Malleability of Post-Conflict States (Edward Elgar 2017).

    Find a Supervisor

    Pádraig would be happy to hear from potential postgraduate research students about supervising projects in the following areas:

    Transitional Justice
    Rule of Law
    Socio-economic rights and development