Dr David Keane joins DCU as assistant professor

Dr David Keane joins DCU as assistant professor

Dr David Keane

Dr David Keane has joined the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University (DCU) as an assistant professor.

He previously held positions in two London universities – lecturer in law at Brunei University and associate professor in law at Middlesex University.

He holds a BCL (Law and French) from University College Cork (UCC), and an LLM and PhD from the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway, where he was awarded a government scholarship for his doctoral studies.

Dr Keane’s research is on international human rights law, with a particular focus on the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). He welcomes potential PhD students and research collaborations in international human rights law.

His books include Caste-based Discrimination in International Human Rights Law (Routledge, 2007), winner of the Hart Book Prize for Early Career Scholars, and the first edited collection on ICERD, 50 Years of ICERD (Manchester University Press, 2017, with A. Waughray).

He has authored over 30 journal articles and book chapters, as well as blog pieces and other contributions, on ICERD, caste-based discrimination, minority rights and related areas, and the wider UN human rights system.

He acts as a visiting professor at University Grenoble Alpes and the University of Bordeaux in France. He presents conference papers and provides advocacy on human rights issues in a range of contexts, recently in Germany, India, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Qatar and the UK, as well as Ireland.

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