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Dr Dimitrios Kagiaros

Assistant Professor in Public Law and Human Rights in the Durham Law School

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Dr Dimitrios Kagiaros joined Durham Law School as an Assistant Professor in Public Law and Human Rights in 2020, having previously been a Lecturer in Law (Education & Research) at the University of Exeter and a Teaching Fellow in Public Law and Human Rights at the University of Edinburgh, School of Law. He holds an LLB in Law from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Law and an LLM in International Human Rights Law from Brunel University in London. He completed his PhD at the University of Hull, focusing on whistleblower protection in the European Court of Human Rights. His research interests include the European Convention system of human rights protection, the impact of the European sovereign debt crisis on human rights, and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Freedom of Expression. Dimitrios serves as a member of the editorial board of The European Convention on Human Rights Law Review (Brill Publishing).

Dimitrios welcomes inquiries for PhD supervision from prospective doctoral students in his areas of research interest.

Teaching Areas

UK Constitutional Law

Advanced Issues in Public Law

Advanced Issues in Human Rights

Research Interests

  • Austerity and Human Rights
  • European Convention on Human Rights
  • Freedom of Expression
  • International Human Rights Law
  • UK Constitutional Law

Selected Publications

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