Rory is Professor of Human Rights and Constitutional Law and Research Director (Law) at Ulster University, Northern Ireland. From 2014-2020 he was the Director of the Transitional Justice Institute. He is a member of the Transformation and Empowerment stream, and sits on the Executive of the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ). His latest book is Law, Democracy and the European Court of Human Rights (forthcoming Cambridge 2020). He was a member of the ESRC funded BrexitLawNI project on the constitutional, legal and human rights implications of Brexit for Northern Ireland.

Areas of Research

Economic and social rights; equality law; political participation