Our people - Nicholas McMurry
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Nicholas McMurry is Programme Director for the Faculty of Law in Griffith College Cork. He graduated with a PhD supervised by Dr Shane Darcy from the Irish Centre for Human Rights in the National University of Ireland Galway in September 2017. Nicholas is the author of a book called, "Participation and Democratic Innovation Under Human Rights Law", published by Routledge in April 2023. He has a particular interest in minority rights and asylum law.
He has worked professionally in research, advocacy and education since 2011. He is a founding partner of Shared Insight, and has carried out socio-legal research and advocacy for the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, the Mandaean Human Rights Group, Respond! Housing Agency, EIL Intercultural Learning and Cork City Council. He has co-ordinated and delivered modules in law in NUI Galway and in Griffith College Cork, and has been a tutor in law in University College Cork and a facilitator on the Stand Global Issues course.