Amanda is a Research Fellow in the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast. She is currently working on an ESRC funded project, ‘Brexit and Northern Ireland: The Constitutional, Conflict Transformation, Human Rights and Equality Consequences’.
Amanda completed her PhD, entitled ‘Law and Policy in Africa: Postcolonialism and the DRC, Mali, and Nigeria’ in 2017 in the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast.
To date, Amanda has published three peer-reviewed articles appearing in the Irish Yearbook of International Law, the Leiden Journal of International Law, and the Queen’s Political Review. Amanda has also been involved in drafting an amicus curiae submission to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia.
She also has international teaching experience, being employed as a lecturer in the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social work at Queen’s University Belfast, convening two modules: ‘Crime and Society’ and ‘Introducing Criminology’ in 2016; and convening ‘Introduction to Criminology’ in the Criminology Department of the University of Ottawa in 2014.