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UK Fellow, Law, elected in 2000

Dame Hazel Genn FBA

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About this Fellow


Current post

  • Dean and Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, University College London

Past Appointments

  • Senior Research Officer at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, 1974 - 1985
  • Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, University College London, 1994
  • Dean of the Faculty of Laws, University College London, 2008
  • Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, University College London, University College London, 1994

British Academy Appointments

  • Vice-President| Chairman of the Communications and Activities Committee 2009 - 2010 | Vice-President (Communications and External Relations) 2010 -2011, 2002 - 2004
  • Member of Council, 2001 - 2002


Compensation and support for illness or injury 1984

Hard bargaining: out of court settlement in personal injury actions 1987

Paths to justice: what people do and think about going to law 1999

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