Dr Erin Ferguson

Lecturer in Law

erin.ferguson@buckingham.ac.uk

Erin Ferguson

Dr Erin Ferguson joined the Law School as a Lecturer in September 2019. She holds a PhD in Law and an LLM (Distinction) in International Law and Sustainable Development, both from the University of Strathclyde, as well as a BA from Smith College in the United States.

Her PhD thesis is titled ‘Privatisation and Public Access to Official Information in the United Kingdom’. Her research examines the public-private distinction, in particular the impact of privatisation on public law norms and instruments, including the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations. Her broad research interests include transparency studies, human rights, feminist legal theory, and globalisation and the law.

At Buckingham, Erin is the module leader for the Law of Torts and co-module leader for Legal Skills and Procedure. She has contributed to teaching on a range of modules across the Foundation, LLB, and LLM programmes.

Erin is the Chair of the University Diversity & Inclusion Committee and a member of the Denning Law Journal editorial team.

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