- Sophie Cacciaguidi-Fahy
BA (Hons), MA by Research (Hons), HDip. Mark. Pract (Hons), LLM (First Class) NUI
Sophie Cacciaguidi-Fahy is a former tenured Academic at National University of Ireland, Galway. Before joining the NUI, Galway School of Law, Sophie lectured in French and Italian Literature and Holocaust Studies in the College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies. She also taught courses in the School of Business and Economics. Her current research interests focus on the regulation and criminalisation of radical dissent and treason law, and the law of the sea and human rights. She has published in the areas of law and discourse, jurilinguistics, and human rights.
Areas of expertise
International Human Rights, Regulation and Criminalisation of Radical Dissident, and Treason and Sedition Law.
Regulating Radical Political Dissent: Lessons from the Case of Ireland and the Treason Felony Act 1848
The aim of the research is to explore how can the state regulate radical political dissent without undermining its legitimacy and stated commitment to the rule of law.
Professor Martin Krygier, Dr Fergal Davis