Alison L Young is a Fellow at Hertford College and teaches Constitutional law, Administrative law, Media law and Comparative Public law.
She studied Law and French at the University of Birmingham, before coming to Hertford College, obtaining the BCL and a DPhil. She was a tutor in law and a Fellow of Balliol College from 1997 to 2000, before returning to Hertford as a Fellow and Tutor in law in October 2000.
She researches in applied constitutional theory, public law and human rights. She is the author of Parliamentary Sovereignty and the Human Rights Act (Hart, 2009). She held a Leverhulme Research Fellowship from 2013-2015, using this to enable her to work part-time whilst writing her second book Citizen Engaged?: Democratic Dialogue and the Consitution (forthcoming: OUP 2016).