Head of School, Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University

Rhona Smith is Professor of International Human Rights at and Head of Newcastle University Law School. She has taught and written on a range of human rights issues over 20 years.

With a background in Scots' law, Rhona's principal specialism is in the UN human rights system, as well as in human rights at regional and national levels. She has a long-standing involvement in human rights education and capacity building. Her Textbook on International Human Rights (Oxford University Press) is in its seventh edition.

Experience

  • –present
    Head of School, Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University