Staff Profiles

Mr Alex Powell


Teaching Fellow in Law

School of Law

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Phone number: +44 (0) 1865 488768


Location: Headington Hill Hall, H1.15

Alex joined the School of Law at Oxford Brookes University in 2020 as a Teaching Fellow in Law. He teaches across a range of modules on the LLB Law Programme and acts as module leader for the LLB level six modules International Human Rights Law and Crime and Society. 

Prior to working at Brookes, Alex was employed as an Associate Lecturer in Law at Royal Holloway, University of London and a Visting Lecturer and Graduate Teaching Fellow in Law at City, University of London. During this time, he also completed the substantial body of his doctoral thesis: 'Queering Refugee Law: A Study of Sexual Diversity in Asylum Policy and Practice in the United Kingdom'. 

Before beginning his doctoral studies, Alex graduated from Birkbeck, University of London with a Distinction level LLM in Constitutional Politics, Law, and Theory and The University of Reading with a first-class LLB in Law. During his LLM, Alex was also awarded the Gilchrist Postgraduate Prize for 'outstanding achievement across all masters programmes' and the LLM in Constitutional Law prize for 'The top graduate on LLM in Constitutional Politics, Law and Theory.'