BiographyDr Andrea Ryan is a lecturer and Co- Director of the Centre for Crime, Justice and Victim Studies at
the School of Law, University of Limerick. Her research expertise lies in the areas of EU criminal justice, the European Convention on Human Rights, criminal evidence, comparative criminal procedure, criminal law and sentencing. She has published widely in these areas, including a book with Routledge, Towards a System of European Criminal Justice -The Problem of Admissibility of Evidence. She has acted as national rapporteur for Ireland on a number of cross-jurisdictional studies funded by the European Commission, including a study on the prospects for the creation of a European public prosecutor, and a feasibility study on the creation of a database on investigations and prosecutions.She has been project leader on a number of international and national projects including a project on the Victims Directive conducted by the Centre for European Constitutional Law (CECL), a study on sentencing practices in the District Court for the Judicial Studies Institute and a study on domestic violence for the Royal Irish Academy. She is a Committee Member of ECLA UK, and frequently participates in Workshops and Conferences on European criminal justice. She has written various articles on criminal justice in journals including European Papers, International Journal of Evidence
and Proof, Criminal Law Review, Irish Criminal Law Journal, Judicial Studies Institute Journal , Dublin University Law Journal. She is a member of the Garda College Accreditation Committee and the Quality Assurance Board for the Garda training programme, the BA in Applied Policing.
Research InterestsComparative Criminal Justice;EU Criminal Justice; Law of Evidence; Sentencing; Criminal Law
- 2013 National University of Ireland Dublin - PhD
- 1995 National University of Ireland Cork - LL.M.
- 1994 National University of Ireland Cork - B.C.L.
- 1994 National University of Ireland Cork - Master of Laws
- 1990 National University of Ireland Cork - Postgraduate Diploma
- 1979 National University of Ireland, Cork - B.A.
- 2002 University of Limerick - Junior Lecturer in Law
- 2001 Cork Institute of Technology - Part-time Lecturer in Business Law
- 2001 University College Cork - Part-time Assistant Lecturer
- 1999 University College Cork. - Part-time Assistant Lecturer in Criminal Law
- 1997 University College Cork. - Administrator, Researcher, for Advanced Criminal Process Cli
- 1994 University College Cork - Criminal Law Tutor, Law Dept
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- University of Limerick - Lecturer in Law
- Committee Member, European Criminal Law Association UK
- AHSS Ethics Committee,