Professor Wayne Martin
Professor Sabine Michalowksi
Sabine joined the School of Law in 2000. She graduated from Hamburg, qualified as a lawyer in Berlin, and holds a Diploma in Comparative Law awarded by the University of Paris II and a PhD from the University of Sheffield. Sabine’s research interests include end of life decision making, in particular the controversial issue of assisted dying. For the EAP, Sabine contributes to research on the Mental Capacity Act and compliance with the UNCRPD and the Mental Health and Justice project. She is also Director of the Essex Transitional Justice Network.
Matt completed a PhD in philosophy at Rice University and taught at the University of Arkansas for five years before coming to Essex in 2013. He has published articles on philosophical method and the phenomenology of agency. His current research focuses on issues in moral psychology with an approach that draws from the resources of both empirical psychology and the phenomenological tradition.
As Project Manager, Emily deals with administrative and logistical matters relating to the project.
Sándor is a visiting fellow at the Human Rights Centre, School of Law, University of Essex, UK; assistant professor at the Institute for Disability and Social Participation, Faculty of Special Needs Education, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary; and impact manager at Validity Foundation – Mental Disability Advocacy Centre, Hungary worked as a Senior Research Officer for the EAP. He holds a PhD from Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Hungary) in law and political sciences. Sándor previously worked on the EAP ‘Insight’ Work Stream of the Wellcome Trust funded Mental Health and Justice project. He has experiences, inter alia, in human rights monitoring of places of detention, and conducting advocacy at national, EU, Council of Europe and UN levels. Sándor’s interests are in human rights and disability studies.
Katherine is a Philosophy Lecturer at University College Cork, where she directs the MA in Health and Society. Previously she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Durham University’s ‘Knowledge for Use’ project. She completed a PhD in Philosophy at the London School of Economics in 2016.
Jaime is a lecturer in the Law School at the University of Essex. Her work focuses on healthcare law and ethics. She is particularly interested in the legal regulation of healthcare and the meaning of health and care expertise. Jaime’s interests in healthcare law span a range of areas including mental capacity, clinical negligence, reproduction, new technologies and professional regulation. Jaime has used socio-legal methods to explore these areas.