Laura Hughes-Gerber

Lecturer in Law (Human Rights)

Research Overview

Laura Hughes-Gerber's research interests focus on the areas of Public International Law and International Human Rights Law. She is currently completing her doctoral research in the area of Diplomatic Law, specifically on the issue of diplomatic asylum under international law. Laura has a strong interest in pursuing her research into abuse of the diplomatic premises and possible sanctions for such abuse. She also maintains a research interest in both Comparative Law and European Union Law, the latter particularly in its interface with Public International Law.