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OXGS Fellow Sionaidh Douglas-Scott

Sionaidh Douglas-Scott

OXGS Fellow

Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott is Anniversary Chair in Law at Queen Mary University of London. Previously she was Professor of European and Human Rights law at the University of Oxford, and before that Professor of Law at King’s College London. She retains a link with Oxford as honorary research fellow at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

She was LAPA fellow at Princeton 2020-2021, and special advisor to Scottish Parliament European and External Affairs Brexit enquiries 2015-2018. Her book ‘Brexit and British Constitutional unsettlement’ (the product of her Leverhulme fellowship) is published by Cambridge UP in 2022.

Professor Scott’s research interests include:

  • The law and history of the British Constitution
  • Devolution and Scottish independence
  • Constitutional law and history of the British Empire/Commonwealth and European Union