Dr Amanda Cahill-Ripley is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Law at University of Liverpool School of Law and Social Justice and a Visiting Professor in International Human Rights Law at the University of Bergen Law Faculty, Norway.
Her area of expertise is international human rights law, specifically economic, social and cultural rights. Dr Cahill- Ripley’s current research examines economic and social rights and the intersections with peace-building and sustainable development. She has also written on the right to an adequate standard of living, including the right to water. She is a specialist on economic, social and cultural rights in Palestine and in 2011 published her first monograph entitled, The Human Right to Water and its Application in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (Routledge: Oxford). Dr Cahill-Ripley also supervised the first Palestinian woman to gain a PhD in Constitutional Law, now an Assistant Professor in Law at An-Najah University, Nablus.
Other publications include articles in journals such as Human Rights Law Review, Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights and the International Journal of Human Rights, and reports and several book chapters. She is currently working on her second monograph entitled Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Peacebuilding (forthcoming, Cambridge University Press). For details of her ongoing knowledge exchange project Economic, Social, Cultural Rights, and Sustaining Peace: Developing New Insights into Peacebuilding see http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/escr-peacebuilding/
For further details of her research and publications, see http://www.research.lancs.ac.uk/portal/en/people/amanda-cahillripley(0d9a1e46-390c-4e14-ab19-a208fc181e1a).html