Aileen Kavanagh


Aileen Kavanagh, BCL, MA (University College Dublin); MLE (Hanover); DPhil (Oxon) is Professor of Constitutional Law and Jeffrey Hackney Fellow and Tutor in Law at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford. In September 2019, she will take up the Chair in Constitutional Governance at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

She teaches and researches in the areas of constitutional and administrative law, human rights and constitutional theory. After completing her DPhil in constitutional theory at Balliol College, Oxford, she was a Lecturer in Law (2000-06) and Reader (2006-9) at the University of Leicester. She is on the editorial board of Law and Philosophy and Jurisprudence: An International Journal of Law and Philosophy and the leading UK journal specialising in all areas of constitutional and administrative law, Public Law.

Publications include her book Constitutional Review under the UK Human Rights Act 1998 (CUP, 2009) and a new book The Collaborative Constitution (CUP, 2019 forthcoming).