Dr Ilias Trispiotis

Dr Ilias Trispiotis

Profile

I joined the School of Law in September 2014. I hold a PhD and LLM (distinction) from University College London (UCL) Faculty of Laws, an LLB from the University of Athens and a PGCE in Teaching and Learning in Higher and Professional Education from the UCL Institute of Education. Before joining Leeds I have been a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School and a Teaching Fellow at UCL Laws. Since March 2014 I have been a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.

Responsibilities

  • Director of Student Support
  • Programme Leader LLM International Human Rights Law

Research interests

My research expertise covers international and European human rights law, equality law, public law and legal theory. My work has appeared in leading academic journals, such as the Cambridge Law Journal, the Human Rights Law Review, the Columbia Journal of European Law, and the European Human Rights Law Review. Additionally, I am co-investigator in a major EU Commission DG Justice Action Grant (JUST/2015/RRAC/AG) on countering Islamophobia through the development of counter-narratives in several EU Member States.

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Qualifications

  • PhD (UCL)
  • LLM (UCL)
  • LLB (Athens)

Student education

I currently teach International Human Rights Law and European Human Rights Law.

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Law and Social Justice
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