Dr. Bríd Ní Ghráinne

Email: b.a.nighrainne@sheffield.ac.uk

Website: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/law/staff/nighrainne

 

Bio:

Dr Bríd Ní Ghráinne is a lecturer at the University of Sheffield where she researches, supervises, and teaches in the fields of Public International Law and Refugee Law. She is also a lecturer on the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies (distance learning) at the Refugee Law Initiative. She has held visiting lecturer positions at Shandong University, Weihai, China; the University of Helsinki; and the University of Cyprus. In 2018, she will be a visiting researcher at Masaryk University, Czech Republic.

Bríd’s research pertains to statelessness, migration at sea, and internally displaced persons. Her work has appeared in journals such as the International Journal of Refugee Law, Legal Studies, and the Irish Yearbook of International Law. Bríd is also a member of the Council of Europe Expert Working Group on Internally Displaced Persons, and has acted as a consultant for Greenpeace South Asia.

Bríd completed her doctorate in 2014 at the University of Oxford under the supervision of Professor Guy S. Goodwin Gill. Her research was funded primarily by the National University of Ireland Travelling Studentship. Bríd also holds an LLM cum laude from Universiteit Leiden, the Netherlands; a BCL (International) from National University of Ireland, Galway; and diplomas in both Legal French (Law Society of Ireland) and Legal Irish (National University of Ireland, Galway).

Prior to commencing her doctoral studies, Bríd worked as a researcher in the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and completed a judicial clerkship at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

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