Dr Erin Ferguson
Dr Erin Ferguson

Dr Erin Ferguson





Dr Erin Ferguson joined the Law School in October 2021. She researches and teaches in public law. Her current research focuses on the public-private distinction, in particular the impact of privatisation on public law norms and instruments. Her broad research interests include human rights, environmental law, and law and globalisation.

Erin holds a PhD in Law and an LLM (Distinction) in International Law and Sustainable Development, both from the University of Strathclyde. She also holds an undergraduate degree from Smith College in the United States.


  • PhD Law 
    2020 - University of Strathclyde 
  • LLM International Law and Sustainable Development 
    2013 - University of Strathclyde 

Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships

Programme Coordinator, LLB Law with English Law (LWEL)

Deputy LLM Admissions Selector

Athena Swan SAT

Library Committee

Centre for Constitutional and Public International Law

External Memberships

External Examiner, University of Abertay

Visiting Lecturer, University of Buckingham

Fellow, Advance HE

Latest Publications

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Prizes and Awards

Campbell Burns PhD Scholarship, University of Strathclyde


Research Areas

Research Specialisms

  • Public Law

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.


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