Erica Howard is a Reader in law. She joined Middlesex in 2007 and previously briefly taught European Union Law at the University of Hertfordshire. She holds a doctorate in law from the University of London, on the subject of race and racial discrimination within the European Union.
Her areas of research are equality and discrimination law, human rights and European law and she has published widely on topics within this area including racial discrimination, religious discrimination and freedom of religion, multiple discrimination and the right to equality. She has been involved in two major European Research projectson multiple discrimination: an FP-7 funded project of the European Commission called GendeRace, and a project, on multiple discrimination in access to health care, funded by the European Fundamental Rights Agency.
Erica teaches equality and discrimination law and tort law at undergraduate level and discrimination and the law at post-graduate level. She has supervised a PhD student studying disability discrimination and is currently supervising PhD students studying different aspects of age discrimination and vulnerable workers. She welcomes applications from research students in any of the areas of her research.
PhD European Law, LLM International Law, MA Sociology and Law, Masters in Law, PGCertHE
PhD European Law (Queen Mary, University of London - 2007) LLM International Law (University of Hertfordshire - 1999) MA Sociology and Law (Brunel University - 1985) Masters in Law (Tilburg University, Holland - 1979)
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