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Russell Sandberg

Professor of Law, Cardiff University

Russell Sandberg is Professor of Law at the School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University where he specialises in Law and Religion, Legal History, Family Law and interdisciplinary approaches to Law.

Russell is the author of ‘Law and Religion’ (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and ‘Religion, Law and Society’ (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

He edits or co-edits three book series published by Routledge: Leading Works in Law; the ICLARS Series on Law and Religion; and a new book series on Law and History which aims to place the historical study of law at the heart of the Law curriculum.


  • 2018–present
    Professor , Cardiff University
  • 2016–present
    Head of Law, Cardiff University
  • 2016–2018
    Reader, Cardiff University
  • 2013–2016
    Senior lecturer, Cardiff University
  • 2008–2013
    Lecturer, Cardiff University


  • 2010 
    Cardiff University, PhD Law
  • 2005 
    Cardiff University, LLB


  • 2014
    Religion, Law and Society, (Cambridge University Press)
  • 2011
    Law and Religion, (Cambridge University Press)