Bashir Otuyoka lectures in EU Law & International Asylum and Immigration Law. He is a PhD student in the UCD Sutherland School of Law, and also in the UCD School of Politics & International Relations. He holds a BAL and an LLB, as well as an LLM in Public Law. His current research focuses on citizenship, in particular, exploring the politico-legal process of becoming an Irish citizen (by naturalisation), and its influence on the sociological idea of being Irish and a citizen of the European Union.
Bashir has been a lecturer of law of the European Union and, international asylum and immigration law at Griffith College Dublin since September 2018. Bashir is a member of the Irish Refugee Council and is experienced in advising migrants in politico-socio-economic integration matters. He has organised workshops and published reports on migrant integration, as well as publishing literature in the field of citizenship and Irish identity across academic disciplines and in the national media.