Dr Azadeh Chalabi

Lecturer in Law

School of Law
Research Institute
Transitional Justice Institute
Jordanstown campus
Room 21D67
Shore Road
Co. Antrim
BT37 0QB
+44 28 9036 6283
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Azadeh Chalabi is a Lecturer in School of Law and Transitional Justice Institute (TJI). Before joining Ulster, she was a Teaching Fellow at University College London (UCL) Faculty of Laws where she completed her PhD (with no correction). Azadeh also holds an LLB (with high honours) and LLM (with high honours).

Azadeh has written two books and several articles. Her last monograph, entitled “National Human Rights Action Planning” (OUP, forthcoming, 2018) is now in press with Oxford University Press and her first book, entitled “Corruption and the Legitimacy of Law: A Socio-Legal Perspective” (in Farsi) was published in December 2017. Apart from the books, all her work is published in peer reviewed journals and the majority appear in the leading journals in the area, including the European Human Rights Law Review, the International Journal of Human Rights, the Journal of Development in Practice, Human Rights Review and the Oxford Journal of Human Rights Practice.

Her research interests include national human rights action planning, global networked governance for implementing human rights, business and human rights, the social ontological status of human rights from a critical realist perspective, and legal philosophy.

Azadeh’s teaching interests are in the areas of Human Rights Law; Law and Development; Gender and Human Rights; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Public International Law; Comparative Law; Sociology of Law; Jurisprudence; and Research Methodology (qualitative and quantitative). Since May 2017, she is Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).