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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, a doctorate from Oxford, 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. 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. 

      Frequent Journals


        ISSNs: 1369-3034

        Oxford University Press

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 1.11 SJR 1.103 SNIP 2.104


      • Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

        ISSNs: 0143-6503

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1464-3820

        Oxford University Press

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 0.83 SJR 0.661 SNIP 1.422


      • European Journal of International Law

        ISSNs: 0938-5428

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1464-3596

        Oxford University Press

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 0.78 SJR 0.645 SNIP 1.487


      • International Journal of Constitutional Law

        ISSNs: 1474-2640

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1474-2659

        Oxford University Press

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 0.7 SJR 0.491 SNIP 1.13


      • Sociology

        ISSNs: 0038-0385

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1469-8684

        SAGE Publications Ltd

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 2.42 SJR 1.318 SNIP 2.067


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