Dr Gillian Kane is a Lecturer at Ulster University School of Law.
Gillian’s research expertise lies in international migration law. Gillian’s work focuses on the intersections between various international legal frameworks governing migration. Gillian is currently researching the role of international law in addressing human trafficking in the context of forced migration, including climate-related displacement.
Gillian joined Ulster University School of Law in 2023. Before joining the School of Law, Gillian worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, School of Law, University of Galway. (2022-2023), and prior to that, she completed her PhD research - on the role of international law in preventing and tackling human trafficking among refugees and asylum seekers - in the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast where she also taught EU Law and Constitutional Law. Alongside her role at the University of Galway Gillian is co-chair of the Human Trafficking Research Network, a Research Affiliate at the Refugee Law Initiative, and a trustee at Chab Dai UK.