Luke Moffett

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    United Kingdom

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PhD projects

Reparations, non-state armed groups, victims' rights (TJ), space and IHL

20082021

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Research Interests

Reparations

Victims' rights

International Criminal Court

Transitional Justice

Research Statement

Luke joined the School of Law, Queen's University Belfast as a lecturer in September 2013. He had previously worked as a research fellow on the Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project 'Amnesties, Prosecution and the Public Interest in the Northern Ireland Transition' led by Professor Kieran McEvoy. 

Luke's research interests are in the role of reparations in addressing past violations and the construction of victims' rights in domestic and international processes. His PhD examined the role of victims within the International Criminal Court and their ability to participate and claim reparations. His book 'Justice for Victims before the International Criminal Court' is published by Routledge (2014). His current research is exploring victim identity and responsibility in reparation mechanisms and the obligations of non-state actors.

 

Qualifications

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2015-

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching (QUB) 2015

PhD in Law (QUB) 2012

LLM in Human Rights Law (QUB) 2008

LLB (Hons.) Law (QUB) 2007

 

Achievements

in June 2015 Luke was awarded the QUB Rising Star Teaching Award.

Teaching

Current Teaching

International Criminal and Transitional Justice (UG LLB) (Module Coordinator)

International Humanitarian Law (UG LLB) (Module Coordinator)

 

Past Teaching

Transitional Justice (PG LLM) (Module Coordinator)

Public International Law (UG LLB) 

Humanitarian Law and Human Rights in Conflict (PG LLM) (Module Coordinator)

Contract Law (UG LLB) (Module Coordinator)

Introduction to the Law of Torts (UG LLB)

Researching Human Rights (PG LLM) (Module Coordinator)

Criminal Law (UG LLB) 

Evidence (UG LLB)

 

Other

Administrative roles

Advisor of Studies for undergraduate LLB students (2014-2016)

Law School Ethics Committee Chair (2015-2018)

Human Rights Centre Director (2015-)

Personal Tutor (2014-)

 

Social Media

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Expertise related to UN SDGs

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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