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2014 Faculty for “Traditional” Format Courses (each course required)

Nicholas BamforthNicholas Bamforth, BCL. MA (Oxon) is a Fellow in Law at Queen’s College. He has previously worked at UCL and Cambridge. In 2003-4, he was a Hauser Global Research Fellow at New York University. Since October 2006, he has been an elected member of Oxford’s University Council. He is currently serving as the University Junior Proctor.


Wyche Fowler, Jr.
Former U.S. Senator and Ambassador

Wyche Folwer is a graduate of Davidson College and Emory University School of Law. He served the city of Atlanta, Ga. on the board of aldermen and on city council before being elected to the United States Congress. He served four terms. He was then elected to the United States Senate, where he served for one term. He then resumed private law practice, but was again called to public service as United States Ambassador to Saudi Arabia 1997-2001.

Lori A. RinghandLori A. Ringhand (Web Profile)
J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law, University of Georgia School of Law

Lori A. Ringhand teaches courses on constitutional law, election law and state and local government law. She has been a member of the Georgia Law faculty since 2008. Professor Ringhand’s research focuses on the Supreme Court confirmation process. She has published numerous law review articles exploring the ways in which the confirmation process influences constitutional change, and is the coauthor of a book (forthcoming with Cambridge University Press) that uses an original dataset to further explore that question. Professor Ringhand also is the coauthor of a Constitutional Law casebook published as part of the Context and Practice series put out by Carolina Academic Press. Before coming to UGA, Ringhand served on the faculty of the University of Kentucky College of Law, and as a visiting scholar at the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law. She currently is the Director of the UGA Law Semester at Oxford Program. Professor Ringhand also is the recipient of the 2010 Ronald Ellignton Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award, which is awarded by the graduating class, goes to the faculty member who must “effectively conveys his or her knowledge and understanding of what the law is and inspires his or students to think analytically and critically about what the law can become.”


2014 Faculty for Supervised Research Tutorial (students to take one of the five)

<!–Nicholas BamforthNicholas Bamforth (Web Profile)
Fellow in Law, The Queen’s College, Oxford; CUF Lecturer in Law, University of Oxford; 2003-04, Hauser Global Research Fellow, NYU School of Law; former Fellow in Law, Robinson College, Cambridge; Lecturer in Law, University College, London. B.A., B.C.L., M.A., Oxford. Author or editor of three books and author of over 40 articles on range of constitutional and human rights topics.

–>Roderick BagshawRoderick Murray Bagshaw (Web Profile)
Fellow and Tutor in Law, Magdalen College, Oxford since 2002: former Visiting Associate Professor, National University of Singapore; served as Tutor and Fellow at Mansfield College, Oxford from 1994-2002; Visiting Professor of Law, Florida State University in 2001; and Lecturer in Law, Jesus College, Oxford from 1992 to 1994. B.A. (Hons) Jurisprudence (First Class) Magdalen College, Oxford, proxime accessit, Martin Wronker Law Prize, B.C.L. (First Class), University of Oxford. Author of many books and articles on a range of private law topics, including torts, evidence, and piracy.


Cathryn Costello (Web Profile)
Fellow of Worchester College, Oxford

She tutors Constitutional and EU law and also teaches parts of the BCL European Employment and Equality Law course. From 1998-2003 she was Lecturer in European Law at the Law School, Trinity College Dublin. From 2000-2003, she also held the position of Director of the Irish Centre for European Law. She has been a Visiting Professor at the University of San Francisco and from January to May 2006 was a visiting research fellow at NYU School of Law. She has assisted a number of NGOs in the immigration and asylum fields, and was a member of the Board of the Irish Refugee Council and the Steering Committee of the Immigrant Council of Ireland. She is currently on ILPA’s (Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association) European Group. She specializes in EU immigration law, and is currently writing a DPhil on this topic. She also writes on EU constitutional and equality law.


Elizabeth FisherElizabeth Fisher (Web Profile)
Tutorial Fellow in Law, Corpus Christi College, Oxford; CUF Lecturer in Law, University of Oxford; former Lecturer in Law and Acting Director for Centre for Environmental Law at University of Southampton; Visiting Professor, Florida State University Law School (Summer/Fall 2001); L.L.B., University of New South Wales (Australia), D.Phil. Oxford. Editor of one book and author of more than 30 articles or book chapters on Environmental Law, Risk Regulation, and related regulatory subjects.


Keith HawkinsKeith Hawkins (Web Profile)
Former Deputy Director, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford. Former Member, Parole Board for England and Wales; Visiting Fellow, U.S. National Institute of Justice; Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Texas and The Ohio State University; University of Oxford-Ohio State University Summer Law Program 1989-2000. LL.B. Birmingham; Diploma in Criminology, M.A., Ph.D. Cambridge; M.A., D.Phil. Oxford.


Thomas KrebsThomas Krebs (Web Profile)
University Lecturer in Commerical Law, University of Oxford, and Fellow and Tutor in Law, Brasenose College, Oxford, since 2003; Barrister, Door Tenant at Serle Court, Lincoln Inn, since 1999; prior positions include Pupillage at One Hare Court, Temple 1998-99; Supervisor in Tort in Churchill and Emmanuel Colleges, Cambridge in 1998; College Lecturer in Law, Balliol College, Oxford in 1997; Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics from 1997 to 2000; and Norton Rose Lecturer in Commercial Law and Deputy Director of European Legal Studies, University College, London, from 1999-2003. B.A. (First Class Honours) English and German Law, University of Kent at Canterbury, B.C.L. and Ph.D. Christ Church College, Oxford. Author of many articles in both English and German on commercial law, restitution, and contracts.


<!–James EdelmanJames Edelman (Web Profile)
Fellow at Keble College and lecturer and Professor of the Law of Obligations in the Faculty of Law. His teaching interests are in the areas of unjust enrichment, trusts, contract, torts and Roman law. He teaches for exchange programmes as an Adjunct Professor at Ohio State and Georgia Law Schools and is Conjoint Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales. He also practises as a barrister at One Essex Court in the area of commercial law.


Lucia ZednerStefan Vogenauer (Web Profile)
Brasenose College & Institute of European and Comparative Law. Stefan Vogenauer took up the post of Professor of Comparative Law at the University of Oxford and Fellow of Brasenose College in 2003. He has been Director of the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law since October 2004.