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Diamond Ashiagbor, Prof

University of Kent, Kent Law School

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United Kingdom

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  • Italian (Basic)
  • French (Basic)


Professor Ashiagbor researches regionalism and regional integration (the European Union, the African Union, and relations between them). Her particular areas of focus are: labour and employment law; internal market and trade liberalization; law and development; human rights, equality and multiculturalism. She adopts and interdisciplinary approach, with a focus on 'economic sociology of law', socio-legal studies, law and the humanities. Diamond Ashiagbor joined Kent Law School in October 2018 as Professor of Law, having previously been Professor of Law and Director of Research at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London. She has also been Professor of Labour Law at SOAS University of London; Reader in Law and Lecturer in Law at University College London. She has an undergraduate degree in law from the University of Oxford, and a PhD from the European University Institute, Florence.