Josie Kemeys

School of Law

Research Student


I joined the University of Sheffield's School of Law in 2015 to begin my PhD, continuing my previous study of the judiciary and its power as part of my MJur. Alongside my PhD, I am a Lecturer in Law at the University of Worcester.

  • MJur in Constitutional Law - University of Birmingham
  • PGCE (with Distinction) - University of the West of England
  • LLB (Hons) - University of Gloucestershire
Research interests
  • Public law
  • Judicial power
  • institutions and institutional behaviour
  • political science

The changing nature of judicial power in the United Kingdom and the need for systematic analysis

Supervisors: Professor Graham Gee and Dr Richard Kirkham

Teaching activities

I have been teaching in further and higher education since 2009. I teach across a number of subject areas, including Public, EU and Criminal law.

Professional activities

I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Publications and papers

  • Josie Kemeys, Law Express, Question and Answer: Criminal Law (5th edn, Pearson Education, 2019 )