Janet is a lecturer in Law. She teaches on modules across the foundation and undergraduate level programmes available in LLS. She specialises in research both within International Law and Undergraduate Pedagogy. She is a fellow of the HEA. Janet is a member of FHEA, SEDA, Society Legal Scholars, International Law Association, Association of Law Teachers. Janet has worked as an editor on the UK Legal Issues Journal since 2014. And is an external examiner at the University of Hertford. Janet's research activities include the WTO and Regional Organisations in Public International Law as well as International Law more generally.
Janet has published her article in the Legal Issues Journal: ‘How can the doctrine of ‘humanitarian intervention’ be reconciled in international law?’ Legal Issues Journal 6(2) Jul 2018. As well as completing a book review: J Furness, Book Review – The Foundations of the Eu as a Polity by Massimo Fichera, Legal Issues Journal 7(1) January 2019. Her research Masters degree thesis was entitled: The Use of Force on Humanitarian Grounds: Illegal but Legitimate? And she regularly attends conferences in this area. She has also research in the area of legal education and has produced an article: J Furness and B Marshall-Kalina ‘Innovation: Can it be an on-the-spot idea or must it be pre-planned?’ (2016) The UCLan journal of Pedagogic Research, Vol (6)1. As well as being an active member of the ALT.
Janet is an early career researcher starting at the University of Central Lancashire in 2012. She is a member of the University's Academic Board.
- LLM by Research, UCLan, 2015.
- MA Criminal Justice, Liverpool John Moores University, 2010.
- LLB (Hons), Law, Liverpool University, 2008.
- PG Diploma in Professional Teaching Practice, UCLan, 2015.
- PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE, UCLan, 2014.
- Introduction to Domestic Arbitration, UCLan, 2018.
- Public International Law
- Private International Law
- United Nations
- Fellow of the HEA