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
Keane, David and Castellino, Joshua (2016) Is the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination the De Facto Minority Rights Treaty? In: Towards Convergence in International Human Rights Law: Approaches of Regional and International Systems. Buckley, Carla and Donald, Alice and Leach, Philip , eds. Nottingham Studies on Human Rights, 646 . Brill/Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 275-295. ISBN 9789004284241
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
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.