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Shane Sullivan

Dr Shane Sullivan

Academic Unit Head: Law & People Management

  • Maxwell 320
  • T: x 50477
  • E: s.k.sullivan@salford.ac.uk

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Biography

Dr Shane Sullivan is the Director of Salford Law Undergraduate Programmes and, as such, is responsible for managing all undergraduate degree programme in law.

Dr Sullivan joined theUniversity of Salford in May 2014, having previously worked at the Universities of Bedfordshire, Northampton in the UK and the University of Queensland in Australia.

At previous institutions he has been a Course Leader, Portfolio Leader and Examinations Officer.  At the University of Queensland Dr Sullivan was a member of the Research Higher Degrees Committee which decided on admissions, progression and the award of research degrees in a Law School with more than 60 PhD students.  He was also elected as the Subject Convenor for the Legal History subject area by the Australasian Law Teachers Association and hence had leadership responsibility of the subject area throughout Australia, New Zealand and parts of South East Asia.
 

Teaching

Land Law, Equity and Trusts, Legal History, English Legal Systems and Methods.

Research Interests

Criminal Legal History

Land Law

Equiy and Trusts

PhD Supervision

I am currently supervising students in the areas of:

the changes in the legal profession and legal structures, a comparative history of environmental law in the UK and Iraq, and the history and development of corporate manslaughter as it relates to sports stadiums.  

I would be interested in supervising students in:

legal history, Land Law or Equity and Trusts

 

Qualifications and Memberships

BA Dual Honours Law and History, University of Keele

LLM Law and History, Lancaster University

PhD Law and History, University of Kent at Cantebury

Publications

Publication:

Violence, Local Magistrates and the Informal Law 1700-1833: Magistrates and Mediation, ALTA

Papers Delivered:

1. European Centre for the Study of Policing at the Open University, "The Newspaper Apology as a Secular Penace 1768-1820:The Kentish Disputes".

2. British Society of Criminology Annual Conference, "The Newspaper Apology as a Secular Penance 1768-1820: The Kentish Gazette as a Forum for the Informal Resolution of Legal Disputes".

3. Annual Confence of the Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society, "The 'Criminalisation' of Petty Crime: A View from Kentish Justice of the Peace Notebooks".

4. TC Beirne School of Law Research Seminar Series, "The Justice of the Peace as Arbiter and Mediator in 18th Century Kent".

5. Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society, "Violence, Local Magistrates and the Informal Law 1700-1833: Magistrates and Mediation".

6. Australian Law Teachers Association, "Violence, Local Magistrates and the Informal Law 1700-1833: Magistrates and Mediation".

7. Australasian Law Teachers Association, "A Secuar Penance. The Newspaper Apology as a Method for the Informal Resolution of Legal Disputes in the Kentish Gazett 1768-1820".