Dr Nkem Adeleye

Nkem Adeleye Profile


School of Law
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Nkem graduated with a law degree from University of Calabar, Nigeria. She obtained her LLM in International Human Rights from University of Central England and went on to pursue a PhD in Birmingham City University, where the focus of her research was on the prevalence of the death row phenomenon in the USA and Japan and delay in executing death row inmates as a violation of international human rights law.

Nkem worked as an intern in the Southern Centre for Human Rights, Atlanta, Georgia, where she assisted in the preparation of death penalty trial and post-conviction cases and in class action lawsuits brought by prisoners challenging the unconstitutional conditions of their confinement. 

Nkem has experience in teaching both in further education and higher education. She has previously worked as a Visiting Lecturer in Birmingham City University and Birmingham Metropolitan College, where she gained experience in teaching Human Rights, Rights Theories, Evidence, Criminal Law, and the Law of Tort.

She has been a lecturer in law in BCU since January 2016. She is currently Module leader for Tort Law and she teaches Equity and Trusts.

Areas of Expertise
Postgraduate Supervision
Work With Industry