Dr Michelle Coleman

Dr Michelle Coleman

Lecturer in Law, Law

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 602957

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Office - 106
First Floor
Richard Price Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Michelle joined the Hilary Rodham Clinton School of Law in August 2021, having previously been a Lecturer at Middlesex University London. Before entering academia Michelle practiced law including at the International Criminal Court and as a public defender in the United States.

Michelle holds a BA in Political Science (Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania), a JD (Villanova University, Pennsylvania), an LLM (cum laude) (Utrecht University, the Netherlands), and a PhD (Middlesex University, London). Her PhD thesis on the presumption of innocence was published by Routledge in 2021 as The Presumption of Innocence in International Human Rights and Criminal Law.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence and Proof
  • International Criminal Law
  • Fair Trial Rights
  • Human Rights

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests
  • International criminal law
  • Public international law
  • Human rights
  • Criminal law
  • Evidence