Associate Lecturer in International Relations

School of IR profile

Pillars: peace and security; environment and migration

Keywords: international law; global governance; legal theory; legal geography; international institutions


Gail Lythgoe is an Associate Lecturer at the University of St Andrews. She completed her College of Social Science funded PhD at the University of Glasgow on the topic of the territoriality of international law and global governance. Her research interests include public international law, legal theory, international organisations, and critical geography. She has studied law at the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Singapore (National University of Singapore) and was a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, Germany. Gail is Assistant Book Review Editor of the European Journal of International Law and Associate Editor of EJIL:Talk!