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Sital Dhillon

Professor Sital Dhillon OBE

Head of Department of Law & Criminology, Director of the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice


I am a Barrister and former British Diplomat, with extensive experience of working for The British Council and other International Organisations, including the UN, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and the Department of International Development.

I am the Director of the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice at Sheffield Hallam University.

  • About

    My work has included assignments in Brazil, India, Afghanistan and Uganda.

    My project experience includes working on human rights programmes on behalf of Nelson Mandela and in managing international police and prison reform programmes across the world.

    Teaching interests: Governance and Politics

    Teaching interests

    Governance and Politics

  • Teaching

    Department Of Law and Criminology

    Social Sciences and Arts

    Human Rights Practice 

    Department Of Law and Criminology 

    Social Sciences and Humanities 

  • Publications

    Journal articles

    Dhillon, S., & Mama-Rudd, A. (n.d.). Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism. Research Process, International Journal of Social Research Foundation, 4 (2), 1-13.

  • Other activities

    The Bar Council of England and Wales

    Freedom of Information Panel (FCO)

    Human Rights Committee (FCO)

    Amnesty International

    British Council Management Association.

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