Dr John Stanton studied for his LLB at the University of Surrey, graduating with a 2.1 in 2007. From there, he went to Kingston University and spent 3 years researching his PhD under the supervision of Professor Matthew Humphreys and lecturing on a part-time basis. Awarded the doctorate in November 2010, John's thesis was entitled 'Democracy in sustainable development: Accountability and participation in Britain's local communities'.
He was appointed Lecturer in Law at Kingston University in September 2010, and taught on a range of modules, in particular Constitutional and Administrative Law. John joined The City Law School in September 2012 and teaches Constitutional and Administrative Law on both the LLB and Graduate Entry LLB, and Public Law on the GDL degree.
John is an active member of the Society of Legal Scholars and also of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.