New visitor at iCourts - Richard Collins – University of Copenhagen

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11 November 2016

New visitor at iCourts - Richard Collins

6 - 7 December 2016

Dr. Richard Collins is a lecturer in International Law & College Vice-Principal for Global Engagement (Internationalisation).

Richard joined the Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, in January 2015. He was previously a lecturer at the School of Law, University of Sheffield, where he completed his PhD in 2011 looking at the institutional structure of the international legal order. He also holds degrees from Sheffield Hallam University (LLB, first class hons.) and Newcastle University (LLM with distinction).

Since September 2016, Richard is Vice-Principal for Global Engagement in the College of Social Sciences and Law.

Richard's primary research interests lie in the fields of international law and jurisprudence, but he also has broader interests in political theory, legal history, constitutional law, the law of international organisations and the international law of the sea. He has held visiting research positions at the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL), University of Amsterdam and the Centre of Excellence in Global Governance Research and Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights, University of Helsinki.

Richard currently convenes and teaches Public International Law and the International Law of the Sea at undergraduate level, and co-teaches (with the School of Philosophy) an undergraduate module in Philosophy of Law.