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Current Postgraduate Research Students

The Law School currently has approximately 40 Postgraduate Research Students (PGR) on its Ph.D. and M.Litt programmes. Below is a list of selected current PGR students and their thesis titles.

Sahar Ahmed
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: From the Divine to the Secular: a re-interpretive study of the evolution of the right to Freedom of Religion under Islamic fiqh and International Human Rights Law

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Supervisor: Prof Neville Cox

David Campbell
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Republican Theory and Criminalisation

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Supervisor: Dr. David Prendergast

Conor Casey
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Executive Power in the Irish Constitutional Order: A Comparative Perspective

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Supervisor: Dr. David Kenny

Roisin Costello
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Fundamental Rights and the Rule of Law in a Digital Future

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Supervisor: Dr. Diarmuid Rossa Phelan

Sarah Curristan
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Prisons: The Rule of Law, Accountability and Rights

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Supervisor: Prof Mary Rogan

Elizabeth Farries
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Involuntary Exposure: Exploring Copyright Solutions to Unauthorised Intimate Photos Online

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Supervisors: Prof Ivana Bacik and Dr. Giuseppe Mazziotti

Katie Glennon
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: A Comparative Examination of Risk Factors Distinguishing Offending and Non-Offending Individuals with Pedophilic Disorder

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Supervisors: Prof Neville Cox and Dr. Tim Trimble

Marta Lasek-Markey
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Posted Workers and Precariousness in Practice

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Supervisor: Prof Mark Bell

Daire McCormack-George
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Regulating European Market Integration: The Case of Skills

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Supervisor: Prof Mark Bell

Sadhbh McGrath
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Comparative Study on Online Crowdfunding Legislation

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Supervisor: Prof Deirdre Ahern

Robert Noonan
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Metaphysics in Jurisprudence and Law: Theoretical and Doctrinal Lessons

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Supervisor: Prof Oran Doyle

Raphael O Keeffe
M.Litt Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Prisons: The Rule of Law, Accountability and Rights

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Supervisor: Prof Mary Rogan

James Rooney
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: The Preconditions Necessary for Socio-economic Rights to Develop within Common Law Systems

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Supervisor: Dr. David Kenny

Juliana Sirotsky Soria
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Food Law, Tax Law and Regulatory Policies

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Supervisor: Prof Caoimhin MacMaolain

Sophie Van der Valk
Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. thesis title: Prisons: The Rule of Law, Accountability and Rights

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Supervisor: Prof Mary Rogan