Dr Eddie Bruce-Jones

Dr Eddie Bruce-Jones:  AB (Harvard); MA (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin); JD (Columbia); LLM in Public International Law (KCL); DPhil (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin); Associate Academic Fellow of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple; Member of the New York State Bar.

Dr Bruce-Jones is Senior Lecturer in Law and Assistant Dean for Recruitment at Birkbeck College.  Before joining the faculty at Birkbeck in 2010, Dr Bruce-Jones was Visiting Lecturer in Public International Law at King’s College London School of Law and an associate at the city law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP in London, where in addition to corporate practice, he handled several asylum and public international law pro bono matters.

Dr Bruce-Jones has followed the Oury Jalloh case since 2008 and was a trial observer during the appeal trial in Magdeburg.  He has written a book around the trial and broader contexts of anti-racism activism called Race in the Shadow of Law (Routledge, 2016).

He has been a visiting fellow at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt, Germany.  He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law (Bloomsbury) and an advisory board member of the London Journal of Critical Thought, the International Academic Forum and the Centre for Intersectional Justice.

Dr Bruce Jones is also a Trustee of the Institute for Race Relations and the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group.  He is  Sexuality and Gender Identity Resource Co-ordinator for The Refugees in Exile Programme of the International Refugee Rights Initiative. He has taught general education and writing courses in prisons in Boston and New York and has worked on prison reform issues in various capacities.