The Constitution Unit


Associate Staff

Associate Staff are academics at UCL who who contribute and advise on our activities

Professor Colm O'Cinneide

Professor of Constitutional and Human Rights Law
Colm's current research interests include equality and anti-discrimination law, comparative constitutional law, and human rights law. Colm has published extensively in the field of comparative constitutional, human rights and anti-discrimination law. He has also acted as specialist legal adviser to the Joint Committee on Human Rights and the Women & Equalities Committee of the UK Parliament, and advised a range of international organisations including the UN, ILO and the European Commission.
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Professor Jennifer Hudson

Professor of Political Behaviour
Jennifer's research investigates the role of public knowledge, attitudes and opinions on policy outcomes and institutional arrangements.
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Professor Jeff King
Professor Jeff King

Professor of Law
Jeff's research interests include UK and comparative public law (including international law), constitutional theory and socio-legal studies.  Within these, he is particularly interested in the relationship between public law, democracy and social policy. Jeff joined the UCL Laws as a Senior Lecturer in 2011, and has been Professor of Law since 2016. He is currently a Legal Adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution, and a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.
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Professor Tony Wright 

Emeritus Professor of Government and Public Policy
Tony joined UCL as Visiting Professor of Government and Public Policy after retiring from the House of Commons at the 2010 general election. As a Member of Parliament he chaired the Select Committee on Public Administration for over a decade. He also chaired the Select Committee on Reform of the House of Commons - referred to as the 'Wright Committee' - which secured major reforms to the way in which the Commons works, in the wake of the parliamentary expenses scandal.