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1987 …2018

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Research Interests

Christopher McCrudden is Professor of Human Rights and Equality Law at Queen’s University Belfast and William W Cook Global Law Professor at the University of Michigan Law School. Until 2011, he was Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. He studied law at Queen’s University Belfast, Yale University, and Oxford University.  He holds a first law degree from Queen’s, an LL.M. degree from Yale, two doctorates from Oxford University (a D.Phil and a DCL), and an honorary LL.D. from Queen’s. From 2011 to 2014, he held a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust. In 2013-14 he was a Fellow at the Straus Institute at New York University Law School. In 2014-15, he was a Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, and is currently Chair of its Advisory Committee. He is a practicing Barrister at Blackstone Chambers in London, and has been called to both the Northern Ireland Bar and the Bar of England and Wales. His main research focus is on human rights law. Currently, his research deals with the foundational principles underpinning human rights practice. He was awarded the American Society of International Law’s prize for outstanding legal scholarship in 2008. Professor McCrudden is a Fellow of the British Academy and (from 2018) a Member of the Royal Irish Academy. 

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Projects

Research Output

Comparative International Human Rights Law: a Justification and an Agenda for the Future

McCrudden, C., 22 Feb 2018, Comparative International Law. Roberts, A., Stephan, P., Verdier, P-H. & Versteg, M. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • Human Rights Theory and Comparative International Law Scholarship

    McCrudden, C., 01 Mar 2018, The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts. Waddington, L. & Lawson, A. (eds.). Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access
    File

    Litigating Religions: An Essay on Human Rights, Courts, and Beliefs

    McCrudden, C., 2018, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. 224 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Marriage Registrars, Same-Sex Relationships, and Religious Discrimination in the European Court of Human Rights

    McCrudden, C., 01 May 2018, The Conscience Wars Rethinking the Balance between Religion, Identity, and Equality. Mancini, S. & Rosenfeld, M. (eds.). Cambridge University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access
    File

    Miller and Northern Ireland: A Critical Constitutional Response

    McCrudden, C. & Halberstam, D., Feb 2018, The UK Supreme Court Yearbook. (UK Supreme Court Yearbook).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Prizes

    Certificate of Merit

    Christopher McCrudden (Recipient), 2008

    Prize: Other distinction

    Doctor of Civil Law

    Christopher McCrudden (Recipient), 2015

    Prize: Other distinction

    Elected Fellow, the British Academy

    Christopher McCrudden (Recipient), 2008

    Prize: Election to learned society

    Fellow

    Christopher McCrudden (Recipient), 2014

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

    Harkness Fellowship

    Christopher McCrudden (Recipient), 1974

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

    Activities

    Entangled Legalities

    Christopher McCrudden (Participant)
    24 May 201825 May 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Anti-Discrimination Law in Civil Jurisdictions

    Christopher McCrudden (Participant)
    16 Mar 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Litigating Religions

    Christopher McCrudden (Invited speaker)
    12 Apr 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    Human Dignity in Asia

    Christopher McCrudden (Participant)
    02 Jul 201803 Jul 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Human Dignity for Everyone, Everywhere

    Christopher McCrudden (Participant)
    01 Jun 201802 Jun 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Press / Media

    The UK Supreme Court's Decision in Miller

    Christopher McCrudden

    22/03/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Northern Ireland’s Supreme Court Brexit Problem (and the UK’s too)

    Christopher McCrudden & Daniel Halberstam

    21/11/2017

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Brexit and EEA Option

    Christopher McCrudden

    28/06/2017

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Brexit and Northern Ireland

    Christopher McCrudden

    27/06/2017

    2 Media contributions

    Press/Media: Expert Comment