Oxford Faculty

SMU Faculty

Lackland H. Bloom, Jr.
Larry and Jane Harlan Senior Research Fellow and
Professor of Law

A member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Order of the Coif, as well as administrative editor of the Michigan Law Review, Professor Bloom was law clerk to Chief Justice John R. Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He later was associated with the Washington firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering. A specialist in constitutional law, he has published articles concerning freedom of speech and the rhetoric of Supreme Court opinions. The Oxford University Press has published Professor Bloom’s book DO GREAT CASES MAKE BAD LAW? (2014), as well as his previous book METHODS OF INTERPRETATION: HOW THE SUPREME COURT READS THE CONSTITUTION (2009). Professor Bloom is also active in the field of copyright.

Professor of Practice and Assistant Dean for Graduate and
International Programs

Martin Camp is Professor of Practice and Assistant Dean for Graduate and International Programs at SMU Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas, where he teaches in the areas of Property and Business Law.  He has also taught Higher Education Law at the SMU  Simmons School of Education Higher Ed Doctoral Program. Before joining SMU in 2005, Martin was a Partner for twenty years at Jones Day practicing M&A and Corporate Real Estate Services.  From 2005 until 2015 he was the Assistant Dean of Students at the law school.   While a practicing attorney he taught Real Estate Transactions and Land Use Law as an adjunct professor at both the University of Texas Law School and SMU Dedman School of Law.  A 1979 graduate of SMU Dedman School of Law, he has spoken and written extensively for CLE Programs in areas of Real Estate, Land Use and Ethics.  He is the author of The Law Firm Associate’s Guide to Connecting with Colleagues, published by the Law Practice Management Section of the ABA, and the children’s book Why Alligators Don’t Have Wings. His TEDxSMU Talk – Good News, Bad News, Who is to Say? can be viewed HERE.

Oxford Faculty

Nicholas Bamforth
Fellow in Law

Mr. Bamforth, who holds a BCL and MA (Oxford), is a Fellow in Law at Queen's College. He has previously worked at UCL and Cambridge. In 2003-4, he was a Hauser Global Research Fellow at New York University. Since October 2006, he has been an elected member of Oxford's University Council. 

N. Jane Hanna
Chief Executive, SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy)

Ms. Hanna graduated from both Cambridge and Oxford Universities. A qualified barrister, she became the first female Fellow of Keble College, Oxford and subsequently Manchester College where she taught for 20 years. Jane founded, and is now Chief Executive of a small, locally based, national health charity specializing in promoting research, providing advice and bereavement support to the families of those, mostly young and otherwise healthy people, affected by Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy. In 2010 she was presented with an OBE by the Queen for her contribution to Health Services.

Nicholas Bamforth
Fellow in Law

Mr. Bamforth, who holds a BCL and MA (Oxford), is a Fellow in Law at Queen's College. He has previously worked at UCL and Cambridge. In 2003-4, he was a Hauser Global Research Fellow at New York University. Since October 2006, he has been an elected member of Oxford's University Council. 

Angus Johnston
Professor of Law and Fellow in Law

Professor Johnston is (as of August 2014) Professor of Law and a Fellow in Law at University College, where he arrived in September 2010 as Senior Law Fellow and CUF Lecturer. He read for the B.A. (Law with Law Studies in Europe) and the B.C.L. at Brasenose College and was elected to the Vinerian Scholarship in 1999. He read for the LL.M. in European Union Law and was also Lecturer at the Institute for Anglo-American Law at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands in 1997-8. He was a Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (from 1999) and University Lecturer (from 2004) and then Senior Lecturer at Cambridge University (from 2008) until his appointment to Oxford. He has been a visitor to Harvard Law School and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg; he was also an affiliated lecturer at Cambridge University and at the Jacobs University, Bremen until 2012-13, and is a regular contributor to the Florence School of Regulation (at the EUI) Summer School on EU Energy Law.

Stephen Shute
Pro Vice Chancellor

Professor Shute became Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Planning and Resources at the University of Sussex in October 2014.  Prior to taking up this role, he was Head of the School of Law, Politics and Sociology, having been appointed to that post in October 2009.  Professor Shute's academic work, which focuses on criminal law and criminal justice, has been referred to in many scholarly books and articles.  He has given numerous lectures and seminars at universities and international conferences in the United Kingdom and across the world.  Professor Shute has worked with and on many national decision-making bodkes and held a number of senior roles following appointment by Ministers.

Staff

Administrative Assistant SMU employs an Oxford Student who is available, as needed, day or night. The assistant has an office at University College and lives on site.

Teresa Strike 
University Contact
Operations Manager
Domestic Bursary
University College, Oxford
OX1 4BH
(t) +44 (0) 1865 276676
(f) +44 (0)1865 276 675
Email: teresa.strike@univ.ox.ac.uk