Kristian Humble

Kristian Humble BA (Hons), LLM, PGCert

Principal Lecturer, Deputy Head of School of Law & Criminology

Key details

Kristian Humble
BA (Hons), LLM, PGCert

Principal Lecturer, Deputy Head of School of Law & Criminology

Kristian joined the School of Law in 2006. Kristian was also a Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Reading from 2005 to 2006 and a Junior Lecturer and Researcher in Department of Public Law at the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa) from 2000 to 2005.

Kristian has also worked for Amnesty International in London and Lawyers for Human Rights in South Africa.  Kristian was also a member of the Research Unit for Legal and Constitutional Interpretation (RULCI) in South Africa from 2000 to 2005.

Kristian is the Co-Founder (with Louise Hewitt) of Innocence Project London. Innocence Project London is a Pro Bono Clinic dedicated to investigating wrongful convictions. Innocence Project London is the only UK member of the international Innocence Network based in New York. For more details on the Innocence Project London, please visit:


Responsibilities within the university

  • LLB Law Programme Leader
  • Deputy Head School of Law & Criminology
  • LLB Law (Extended) Programme Leader
  • Civil Liberties (Course Leader)
  • International Criminal Law (Course Leader)
  • International Law (Course Leader)
  • Human Rights and the Law (Course Leader)
  • Legal Work Placement (Joint Course Leader)

Kristian also coordinates the film initiative 'Human Rights Social Cinema'.


  • University of Greenwich Student Union Annual Teaching Excellence Awards Nominee 2016: Extra Mile Award Personal Tutor


  • Member of Innocence Network (New York)
  • Member of the European Innocence Network (Milan)
  • Member of the Association of Law Teachers (ALT)

Research / Scholarly interests

Kristian's research interest include human rights, laws of war, humanitarian law, war crimes, refugee law, transitional justice, philosophy of law and legal education.


  • Kristian is currently undertaking his PhD in Transitional Justice. The thesis looks at what current governments do to punish the crimes of the past. The research primary focuses on the transitional pasts of South Africa, Argentina, Yugoslavia, Rwanda and Iraq.