Dr Alice Donald is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Law and Politics and Leader of the PhD programme in Law.
Alice previously worked as a commissioner, editor and broadcast journalist with the BBC World Service (1991-2005). She was an Associate of Global Partners from 2007-10, and Senior Research Fellow at London Metropolitan University from 2010-12.
Leader of the PhD Law programme
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Module leader: Year 2 LLB and BA – UK and European Human Rights Law
Module leader: LLM – European Human Rights Law and Practice
Tutor: LLM - International Human Rights Law
Donald, Alice (2017) Parliaments as compliance partners in the European Convention on Human Rights system. In: The International Human Rights Judiciary and National Parliaments: Europe and Beyond. Saul, Matthew William and Follesdal, Andreas and Ulfstein, Geir , eds. Studies on Human Rights Conventions . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 75-109. ISBN 978-1107183742
Leach, Philip and Murray, Rachel and Sandoval, Clara (2016) The duty to investigate right to life violations across three regional systems: harmonisation or fragmentation of international human rights law? In: Towards convergence in international human rights law: approaches of regional and international systems. Buckley, Carla M. and Donald, Alice and Leach, Philip , eds. Nottingham Studies on Human Rights, 5 . Brill Nijhoff, Leiden, pp. 31-67. ISBN 9789004284241
Buckley, Carla M. and Donald, Alice and Leach, Philip , eds. (2016) Towards convergence in international human rights law: approaches of regional and international systems. Nottingham Studies on Human Rights, 5 . Brill / Nijhoff, Leiden. ISBN 9789004284241
Donald, Alice and Leach, Philip (2016) Parliaments and the European Court of Human Rights. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780198734246
Donald, Alice and Howard, Erica (2015) The right to freedom of religion or belief and its intersection with other rights. Discussion Paper. ILGA-Europe, Brussels, Belgium.
2015-2018: Implementation and compliance with human rights law: An exploration of the interplay between the international, regional and national levels, Economic and Social Research Council grant (starting September 2015; joint research project with the universities of Bristol, Essex and Pretoria and the Open Society Justice Initiative) (£1,115,512), co-investigator.
I have been principal investigator or co-investigator on a number of research projects funded by the Nuffield Foundation; the Joseph Rowntree Foundation; the Equality and Human Rights Commission, and the Thomas Paine Initiative.