Dr Anne Smith
- School of Law
- Research Institute
- Transitional Justice Institute
- Magee campus
- +44 28 7167 5154
Anne has been a lecturer at the Transitional Justice Institute and the School of Law since 2004. She teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Her research and teaching interests are transitional constitutionalism, comparative constitutional law, human rights and equality. She has published widely in these areas and is currently writing a book on Negotiating Social Justice: The Drafting of Bills of Rights (Hart Publishing, forthcoming).
Anne’s research has been supported by grants from Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. She is a Senior Fellow of HEA and a Fellow member of CHERP, and teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
She received the ‘Excellence in Teaching’ award (Faculty of Social Sciences category) at Ulster University Students’ Union Awards Ceremony in June 2016.
Anne read Law and Government at Ulster University and graduated with a BA Hons (2:1, first in year). She then graduated at the same university with an LLM in European Law and Policy in December 1999. She proceeded to write a PhD thesis on Bills of Rights graduating in December 2007 at Ulster University receiving an unconditional pass.
Anne is a member of various organisations such as the Committee on the Administration of Justice and the British Association for Canadian Studies. She is also involved in various research networks, including the Academic Network on the European Social Charter (ANESC/RACSE), and is currently coordinating the Economic and Social Rights Academic Network UK and Ireland (ESRAN-UKI).
Anne is also a peer reviewer for several journals such as Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law; Nordic Journal of International Law; and the Journal of Human Rights.
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- Does every cloud have a silver lining?: Brexit and the Northern Ireland Bill of RightsDate: (2017)
- Transitional Justice and Bills of Rights Ulster University, Magee 22nd March 2017Date: (2017)
- Transitional Justice and Bills of Rights to Durham Masters studentsDate: (2017)
- The European Union Committee inquiry into Brexit: devolutionDate: (2017)
- Tackling 21st century challenges: Brexit, Repeal of the Human Rights Act and the re-emergence of the Northern Ireland Bill of RightsDate: (2017)
- Post-Brexit approaches for all-island Human Rights frameworksDate: (2017)
- Brexit and the British Bill of RightsDate: (2017)
- Brexit and the British Bill of RightsBrexit and the British Bill of RightsDate: (2017)
- ‘Now Is the Time to Re-open the Debate about Progressing the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights’Date: (2017)
- DOES EVERY CLOUD HAVE A SILVER LINING? : BREXIT, REPEAL OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT AND THE NORTHERN IRELAND BILL OF RIGHTSFORDHAM INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNALDate: (2016)