A head shot of Ruth Costigan

Professor Ruth Costigan

Professor, Legal Studies

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 543582

Email address

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Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker

Research Links

Office - 018
Ground Floor
Richard Price Building
Singleton Campus

About

Ruth Costigan is a founding member of the Law School. She has extensive experience in learning and teaching innovation, scholarship, curriculum development, student experience, and management.

Ruth is the School’s Director of Student Experience, working with students and colleagues to support a consistently excellent standard of education, engagement, and professional development.

Ruth is the author of Human Rights Law (Oxford University Press).

Areas Of Expertise

  • Criminal evidence law
  • Human Rights Law (UK and ECHR)

Career Highlights

Award Highlights
  • Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2015 (a ‘lifetime award’).
  • Swansea University Excellence in Learning and Teaching Award 2015
  • Nominated for the LawCareers.Net Law Lecturer of the Year Award 2016
  • Nominated for the LawCareers.Net Law Lecturer of the Year Award 2015
  • Nominated for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Award 2014
  • Nominated for the Oxford University Press Law Teacher of the Year Award 2014
  • Nominated for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Award 2013
  • Swansea University Excellence in Learning and Teaching Award, 2012
  • Nominated for the LawCareers.Net Law Lecturer of the Year Award 2012
  • Swansea University inaugural Distinguished Teaching Award, 2002