Fiona De Londras has been appointed to the post of Professor of Law at Durham Law School, where she will take up her post in Fall 2012. Durham is one of the UK’s top law schools, ranked 4th in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. Fiona has been a lecturer at University College Dublin School of Law since August 2008 and has held visiting positions in the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (2007), Emory Law School, (2006 and 2009), University of Peshawar (Pakistan; 2006), University of Minnesota School of Law (2010), and the Transitional Justice Institute at the University of Ulster (2011). She is a Global Affiliate of the Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative, based at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and a research fellow of the Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (2010-2012).
Fiona and I are Joint Editors-in-Chief of the Irish Yearbook of International Law. Her latest monograph entitled Detention in the War on Terror: Can Human Rights Fight Back? and published by Cambridge University Press was reviewed here by IntLawGrrl contributor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin. Fiona is also the founding editor of the Human Rights in Ireland blog, and a regular contributor to the print and broadcasting media. Click here for her most recent contribution to the Guardian.