Our members

Current academic members of the Sheffield Centre for International and European Law include a wide variety of experts and experienced researchers.



Research Interests

Maria Tzanou


  • EU Law
  • Data Protection Law
  • Privacy Law
  • European Human Rights Law
  • AI and Emerging Technologies Regulation
  • Surveillance

Dr Daniel Franchini

Co-deputy Director

  • International Dispute Settlement

  • Sanctions and International Law

  • State Responsibility

  • Jurisdiction and Immunities of the State

  • International Investment Law

Anges Rydberg

Co-deputy Director

  • Public International Law
  • Law of Treaties
  • International Environmental Law
  • Maritime Dispute Settlement

Dr Sotirios Ioannis Lekkas

Co-deputy Director

  • Law of International Responsibility
  • Sources of International Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Law of the Sea
  • International Law of Armed Conflict
  • International Investment Law
  • International Legal History and Theory
Name  Research Interests 
Professor Bojan Bugaric
  • European Law
  • Democracy and populism
  • Public Law
  • Commercial Law
Dr Pablo Castillo-Ortiz
  • Constitutional Law and Politics
  • Regional Integration
  • Empirical Jurisprudence
Clare A James
  • The Right to Food 
  • Socioeconomic Human Rights 
  • Antimicrobial Resistance 
  • International food and agricultural law
Professor Tsachi Keren-Paz
  • Tort Law
  • Medical Law
  • Private Law Theory
  • Sex Trafficking and Private Law
  • Commercial Law
Dr Panagiota Kotzamani
  • Business and human rights 
  • Sustainability governance international 
  • Human rights law 
  • International criminal law and transitional justice  
  • International environmental law
Dr Caterina Milo
  • European patients' rights law 
  • European public health law 
  • Comparative approaches in law and ethics of pandemics 
  • Comparative approaches in ethics and law of consent to treatments
Professor Nicholas Tsagourias
  • International law and armed conflict
  • International constitutional theory and law
  • International criminal law

Anna Ventouratou

  • International Trade Law
  • International Investment Law
  • International Dispute Settlement
  • State Responsibility
  • Feminist Approaches to International Law

Research students

Our postgraduate research students are also members:

  • Thekli Anastasiou
  • Giacomo Biggio
  • Eray Sinan Demirhan
  • Sagar Deva
  • Andraz Kastelic
  • Panagiota Kotzamani
  • Molly Matthewman
  • Isabel Simonsen Carrascal
  • Foteini Ververidou
  • Claire Yau
  • Alasdair Morrison
  • Robert Tunks

A global reputation

Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.