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Lindsey Bell


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Lindsey joined the School of Law in August 2015, after previously teaching Personal Property & Trusts, Land Law, and Jurisprudence at Bristol.  Her first degree and PhD were in Law, also at Bristol, and post-PhD she worked as a civil servant before returning to academia.  Lindsey’s academic interests have an inter-disciplinary focus.  Her doctoral thesis was on the subject of trial by ordeal and included aspects of legal history, anthropology and jurisprudence.  Her current research focuses on terrorism law and policy in the UK.  

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, LLB, University of Bristol

Law, PhD, Trial by ordeal: a particularly nasty form of coin-tossing?, University of Bristol