PhD in Human Rights Law, Queen's University Belfast

Dr Hannah Russell has recently completed doctoral research at the School of Law, Queen's University Belfast entitled 'The Right to Life under Article 2 of the ECHR in light of European Conflicts'. She has also conducted research for non-governmental organisations based in Cambodia, Northern Ireland, Palestine and the Syrian Golan regarding human rights concerns. In addition, she has carried out research for the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland on disability rights and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission on poverty and human rights.


  • 2015 
    Queen's University Belfast, PhD in Human Rights Law
  • 2009 
    Queen's University Belfast/NUI Galway, LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice
  • 2008 
    Trinity College Dublin, Law (LLB)


  • 2016
    Readjusting the political thermostat: Fuel poverty and human rights in the UK, Journal of Human Rights in the Commonwealth
  • 2015
    Understanding "quelling a riot or insurrection" under article 2 of the ECHR, European Human Rights Law Review