Elected: 2019
Discipline: Philosophy, Theology and Law
Professor Christine Bell FBA FRSE

Professor of Constitutional Law and Assistant Principal (Global Justice), University of Edinburgh.

Professor Christine Bell is a leader in her field on the law on peace-making and developed a ‘law of peacemakers’ (lex pacificatoria) concept which explains the role that law plays in peace negotiations. Her projects have had a major impact on peace negotiations and have helped reframe the relationship between international and constitutional law in negotiations.