Recent Publications

This paper explores the language of corporate accounts of business and human rights. Using innovative methods drawn from computational …

We focus on Mark Bovens’s use of the forum metaphor in his accountability model. The forum metaphor has emerged as a fundamental …

This book is about how these firms are imagined as moral actors, both internally and through law, and about how their moral agency must …

This paper focuses on ‘legal but corrupt’ from a pluralist perspective. The plurality of state and non-state laws under …

In this paper, I present a vision of the corporation as a moral person. I point to ‘the separation of ownership and …

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Lecturer

School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast

Jan 2007 – Present Northern Ireland
Specialising in corporate governance; accountability; moral language; and corporate responsibility
 
 
 
 
 

ESRC Research Fellow

Institute of Governance, Queen’s University Belfast

Sep 2005 – Dec 2006 Northern Ireland
Associated with Research Project RES No 156-25-0033: Regulatory Regime Change in World Financial Markets
 
 
 
 
 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Institute of Governance, Queen’s University Belfast

Sep 2003 – Aug 2005 Northern Ireland
 
 
 
 
 

Lecturer in Politics

University of Reading

Sep 2001 – Aug 2003 UK

Recent Posts

This week’s Tidy Tuesday invited us to examine county-level census data from 2016 in the United States (sourced here). I have been …

The R for Data Science community has been running a ‘Tidy Tuesday’ project for a few weeks. In essence they link to a data-driven paper …

I was poking around the Open Data NI website this evening when I stumbled across the Belfast trees dataset. The dataset provides a …

Every country has its political mood music: ready made for party conference sing-alongs. Whatever the blather talked about the border …

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