Personal profile

Personal profile

Charlotte joined the Department of Law and Criminology as a Lecturer in Law (Teaching Focussed) in September 2019. Prior to her appointment, she was a Teaching Associate at Queen Mary University of London, and a Graduate Teaching Assistant and then University Tutor at the University of Leicester. 

Research interests

Charlotte holds a PhD in Law from the University of Leicester. Her thesis was on the subject of incitement to commit genocide, focussing on the jurisprudence from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and examining the challenges of multi-lingual and multi-cultural trials.

Her current research interests lie in the field of international criminal law, primarily the crime of genocide, and incitement to commit genocide. She is also interested in the related field of freedom of expression within the realm of human rights law.


Charlotte teaches on a variety of modules on the LLB courses, including Criminal Law, English Legal System, Land Law, and Public International Law. She is the module lead for Equity and the law of Trusts and for International Criminal Law. Charlotte also undertakes dissertation supervision.


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Educational background

LLB (European Law (French)) University of Warwick; LLM (Human Rights Law) University of Leicester; PhD University of Leicester 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD, Direct and Public Incitement to Commit Genocide: Lessons from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, University of Leicester

Award Date: 24 May 2019

Human Rights Law, LLM, University of Leicester

Award Date: 20 Jan 2013

European Law (French), LLB, University of Warwick

Award Date: 20 Jul 2011