Kristian Humble

Kristian Humble BA (Hons), LLM, PGCert, SFHEA

Associate Professor

Kristian Humble is an Associate Professor in Law and has been at the University of Greenwich since 2005. Before joining the School of Law, Kristian held positions as a lecturer at the University of Reading and University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Kristian has also held positions at Lawyers for Human Rights in South Africa and Amnesty International.

Kristian’s research interest are legal education, international law, and human rights. Kristian’s most recent publications have focused on artificial intelligence and its threat to human rights. Kristian is a member of both the Business, Human Rights, and the Environment (BHRE) research group and the Law, Emerging Technologies, and Science (LETS) research group at the University of Greenwich. Kristian is also a member of the ‘Connecting Legal Education’ group which was established in collaboration with Association of Law Teachers and the University of Lancaster, University of Leeds, and University of Birmingham. Kristian is a member of the Human Rights Researcher’s Network (HRRN) which is part of the Human Rights Consortium.

Kristian has also delivered several conference papers related to scholarship and innovation in teaching. These include peer reviewed conference papers on best practice in legal education delivered at the Association of Law Teachers Conferences, Clinical Legal Education Conference, and International Journal of Clinical Legal Education.

Kristian has been nominated and shortlisted for Teaching Excellence awards in the Student Led Teaching Awards at the University of Greenwich in 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016 with 10 nominations in total.

Law

Responsibilities within the university

    • Associate Professor in Law
    • LLB Programme Leader
    • Module Leader for International Law (LLB)
    • Module Leader for Dissertation in Law (LLB)
    • Module Leader for Human Rights Law (LLB)
    • Module Leader for International Criminal Law (LLM)
    • LLB Admissions Tutor
    • Supervisor for undergraduate and postgraduate research
    • Personal Tutor for undergraduate and postgraduate students

Awards

  • GOLD Teaching Recognition Scheme (University of Greenwich 2020)
  • Nominated for Teaching Excellence in Student Led Teaching Awards in 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016

Recognition

  • Senior Fellow HEA (SFHEA)
  • External Examiner at Birmingham City University and University of Brighton
  • Member of the Clinical Legal Education Organisation (CLEO)
  • Member of the Association of Law Teachers (ALT)
  • Member of Westminster Higher Education Forum
  • Member of Human Rights Researcher’s Network (HRRN), which is part of the Human Rights Consortium
  • Chair of Innocence Project London Charity
  • Member of the Connecting Legal Education Group (Association of Law Teachers)
  • Member of RULCI (Research Unit for Legal and Constitutional Interpretation) South Africa
  • Founder of Innocence Project London
  • Director of Innocence Project London (2011-2018)
  • Former member of Innocence Project (New York)
  • Former member of Innocence Network
  • Former member of European Innocence Network
  • Member of Labour Party

Research / Scholarly interests

Legal Education, International Law, Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, IT Law, War Crimes, International Humanitarian Law, Constitutional Law, Refugee Law and Legal Philosophy.

  • Member of Business, Human Rights, and the Environment (BHRE) research group
  • Member of Law, Emerging Technologies, and Science (LETS) research group

Recent publications

    Journals
    Books
    • Forthcoming chapter in The right to privacy revisited: different international perspectives (Routledge), entitled ‘International law, surveillance and the protection of privacy’. Publication February 2022. ISBN 978-1-032-17189-0
    • Forthcoming chapter in Artificial intelligence, Social Harms and Human Rights (Palgrave Macmillan) edited by Katja Simoncic and Ales Zavrsnik entitled ‘Drones, artificial intelligence and modern warfare’. Publication Spring 2022

Presentations

  • Kristian P. Humble (2019) ‘The limiting effect of the SQE on diversity and the route to the legal profession’– round table at ALT Conference De Montfort University, 7th-8th April
  • Kristian P. Humble and Zoe Swan (2019) ‘Integrating wellbeing into the LLB’ – Paper ALT Conference De Montfort University, 7th-8th April
  • Louise Hewitt with Kristian P. Humble (2018) ‘When the criminal appeals process ends, employability skills begin: The employer/employee environment on the Innocence Project London’ - Paper presented at SHIFT Annual Festival of Learning and Teaching University of Greenwich, 5th January
  • Louise Hewitt with Kristian P. Humble (2017) ‘Learning by experience on the Innocence Project London: employer/employee environment” – Paper presented at the CLIO/IJCJE Conference Northumbria University, 5th July
  • Kristian P. Humble (2016) ‘From teacher to student: the constructivist approach to teaching International Law’ – Paper presented at the ALT Conference Northumbria University, 23rd March
  • Kristian P. Humble with Zoe Swan and Sally Gill (2016) ‘Using team-based learning to maximise the effectiveness of flipped learning’- Paper presented at SHIFT Annual Festival of Learning and Teaching University of Greenwich, 8th January
  • Kristian P. Humble (2015) ‘Innocence Project and Student Engagement’ – Paper and workshop at Annual Student Conference University of Greenwich, 11th June