Staff Profiles

Dr Michael John-Hopkins

Senior Lecturer in Law

School of Law

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Michael John-Hopkins

Phone number: +44 (0)1865 484903


Location: Headington Hill Hall, H2.13

The Rule of Law in Crisis and Conflict Grey Zones reviewed in the Journal of Conflict and Security Law.

Senior lecturer and researcher in the following areas:

  • International Humanitarian Law (with focus on targeting law; weaponry law; housing, land and property in conflict and post-conflict situations: access to land, the right to return, decontamination, mediating and supervising competing private and public interests in land; the sociology of war and other situations of violence; military and strategic studies: counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism doctrine).
  • International Human Rights Law (with focus on human rights, terrorism and counter-terrrorism; housing, land, property and human rights (landlord and tenant issues & adverse possession); human rights law fact-finding).
  • Refugee Law (with focus on refugee qualification; refugee status determination procedures; refugee protection; safe country of origin and third country determination procedures).
  • Land Law (with focus on landlord and tenant law; land law and human rights; adverse possession).
  • Tort Law
  • Clinical Legal Education and Widening Participation in Higher Education