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Virginia Mantouvalou   VIRGINIA MANTOUVALOU
LLB (Athens), LLM in Human Rights (LSE), PhD (LSE)
Reader in Human Rights and Labour Law; Co-Director of the UCL Institute for Human Rights

contact details:
Tel: +44 (0)20 3108 5055 | internal: x55055
Email: v.mantouvalou@ucl.ac.uk

Profile
Virginia Mantouvalou is Reader in Human Rights and Labour Law and Co-Director of the UCL Institute for Human Rights. She is also joint editor of Current Legal Problems.

Virginia is the author of Debating Social Rights (with Conor Gearty, Hart, 2011), as well as articles, book chapters and essays in human rights, labour law and European law. In 2010 Virginia was Dean’s Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University Law Centre in Washington DC. Before joining UCL, she taught at the University of Leicester and the London School of Economics.

Virginia holds a PhD in Law from the London School of Economics, an LLM in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and an LLB from the University of Athens. She has received several scholarships and awards for her research, including an Arts and Humanities Research Council grant to work on theoretical aspects of social and labour rights. Virginia has also worked as a consultant for projects of the International Labour Organisation and the Equal Rights Trust. She is on the management board of Kalayaan (working on the rights of migrant domestic workers) and is a collaborator of FLOOR (the Financial Assistance, Land Policy and Global Social Rights project) at Bielefeld University in Germany.

Research
Virginia’s main research interests are in human rights, labour law and European law. She works on theoretical and legal aspects of social and labour rights, the right to work, privacy, the rights of undocumented migrants, domestic labour, modern slavery and the interplay between human rights and labour law.

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SSRN Author Page

PhD Supervision
Virginia Mantouvalou welcomes approaches for supervision from prospective PhD students. She is currently supervising:

 

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