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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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    Frequent Journals


      ISSNs: 1369-3034

      Oxford University Press

      Scopus rating (2017): CiteScore 1.15 SJR 0.795 SNIP 1.559


    • Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

      ISSNs: 0143-6503

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1464-3820

      Oxford University Press

      Scopus rating (2017): CiteScore 0.9 SJR 0.347 SNIP 1.274


    • European Journal of International Law

      ISSNs: 0938-5428

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1464-3596

      Oxford University Press

      Scopus rating (2017): CiteScore 0.84 SJR 0.694 SNIP 1.484


    • International Journal of Constitutional Law

      ISSNs: 1474-2640

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1474-2659

      Oxford University Press/UNESCO

      Scopus rating (2017): CiteScore 0.79 SJR 0.601 SNIP 1.169


    • Sociology

      ISSNs: 0038-0385

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1469-8684

      SAGE Publications Ltd

      Scopus rating (2017): CiteScore 2.75 SJR 1.807 SNIP 2.207


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