Dr Mark Simpson promoted to Senior Lecturer

We are delighted to share the news that Dr Mark Simpson has been promoted to Senior Lecturer in the University’s latest round of promotions.


Mark joined the School of Law in 2016, having previously completed a PhD under the supervision of Prof Grainne McKeever and Prof Ann-Marie Gray.

Mark has been a very active member of the Social Justice team at Ulster. He has acted as Course Director for the LLB at Magee 2016-2020. During this period the Magee Law course saw significant improvement in NSS student satisfaction (93% in 2019).

Mark has published 13 peer-reviewed journal articles since 2010 and is currently writing his first monograph Social citizenship in an age of welfare regionalism: the state of the social union (Hart, forthcoming). His research has been supported by grants from the ESRC, British Academy/Leverhulme Trust, Joseph Rowntree foundation and others.

Congratulations Mark!


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