Dr. Jessica Guth is a Reader in Law at Leeds Law School with a particular interest in legal education and in feminist and queer approaches to law and legal study. She is an experienced legal academic and has developed and taught a variety of courses and modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has a background in a law and social science subjects and combines the two in her teaching and research.
]Following 18 months in legal practice and a Masters in Social Research, Jess started a lectureship at the University of Bradford in 2007. Her academic career at the University of Bradford included being appointed to Head of Bradford University Law School between 2014 and 2016.
Jessica is currently developing two aspects of work. The first relates to academic identity and how that is experienced by LGBTQ legal academics. The second is an analysis from a gender perspective of the Court of Justice of the European Union and its work. The latter will culminate in a book, co-authored with Dr. Sanna Elfving of the University of Bradford, to be published by Routledge in 2018.
Research Interests: EU Law and Policy Issues, Gender Identity, Academic Identity, LGBTQ Rights.