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Dr David McGrogan

Associate Professor

Department: Northumbria Law School

I work, research and teach in the fields of international human rights law, public international law, and contract law. I lived and worked in Japan as a legal translator for much of my life before entering academia full-time in 2012.

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Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Critical Theory and Human Rights: From Compassion to Coercion, McGrogan, D. 28 Apr 2021
  • The Population and the Individual: The Human Rights Audit as the Governmentalization of Global Human Rights Governance, McGrogan, D. 21 Jan 2019, In: International Journal of Constitutional Law
  • The Problem of Causality in International Human Rights Law, McGrogan, D. Jul 2016, In: International and Comparative Law Quarterly
  • Human Rights Indicators and the Sovereignty of Technique, McGrogan, D. 2 May 2016, In: European Journal of International Law
  • On the Interpretation of Human Rights Treaties and Subsequent Practice, McGrogan, D. Dec 2014, In: Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
  • A Shift in Japan’s Stance on Indigenous Rights, and Its Implications, McGrogan, D. 2010, In: International Journal of Minority and Group Rights

PGR Supervision

Rachel Allsopp Big Data in the Production of ‘Safe Gamblers’ and a Sustainable Gambling Industry: A Genealogy of Gambling Regulation in Great Britain Start Date: 01/10/2017


  • English Literature BA (Hons)
  • Law LLM
  • Law PhD
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA)

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