Dr Rachel HeahLecturer in Law (Teaching & Research)
Rachel graduated from the University of Liverpool with an LL.B (Hons) in 2014 and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2015. She is a non-practising Barrister and member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. Prior to joining Lancaster University, she was a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the School of Law, University of Liverpool. Her PhD research is on the provision of sexuality education across English secondary schools, from a children's rights perspective.
Rachel's research interests include Children's Rights, Education Law, Health and Wellbeing. She is also interested in Socio-Legal Research Methods, particularly Digital Methods and Innovation, and Research Ethics.
PhD Supervision Interests
Rachel would be interested in supervising PhD projects looking into aspects of children's rights and family law. Applicants interested in pursuing socio-legal studies or research projects with empirical elements are also welcome.
Student voice on decolonisation in the Law School
01/10/2022 → 30/09/2023
- Centre for Child and Family Justice Research