Elizi Chadwick

Elizabeth Chadwick

Associate Professor

Nottingham Law School

Staff Group(s)
Academic Division Nottingham Law School staff


Elizabeth Chadwick has been a Reader by research since 2007. She supervises PhDs, LLM dissertations, and occasionally, final year LLB projects, in topics related to her research areas. For many years, Elizabeth also had a teaching role in Intellectual Property Law and EU Competition Law at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and she has been an LLB personal tutor and LLB International Student Tutor.

Research areas

Elizabeth's main research interests lie in the fields of:

  • International Humanitarian Law
  • the Self-Determination of 'Peoples'
  • International Terrorism
  • International Crimes
  • Laws of Armed Neutrality


Authored books

Chadwick, E. (2011). Self-determination in the post-9/11 era. London: Routledge.
Chadwick, E. (2002). Traditional neutrality revisited. The Hague: Kluwer Law International.
Chadwick, E. (1996). Self-determination, terrorism, and the international humanitarian law of armed conflict. The Hague: M. Nijhoff.

Chapter contributions

Liivoja, R. and McCormack, T. (2015). Routledge handbook of the law of armed conflict. Routledge.Weller, M., Solomou, A. and Rylatt, J. (2015). The Oxford handbook of the use of force in international law. Oxford.Saul, B. (2014). Research handbook on international law and terrorism. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

She has also contributed a substantive chapter on ‘Armed Neutrality’ to Oxford Bibliographies in International Law (T. Carty, ed.) (O.U.P., 2014), which is a ‘live’ annotated bibliography combined with a high-level encyclopaedia. Among other single-authored contributions, she has also produced ‘Neutrality Revised?’ [2013] 22 Nottingham Law Journal pp. 41–52, ‘9/11 and Self-Determination’ [2012] 21 Nottingham Law Journal pp. 54–64, and ‘Self-Determination and Sovereignty’, in Global Social Issues: War And National Security. An Encyclopedia (Christopher Bates and James Ciment, eds). (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 2013), Vol.3, pp.824-837. She is currently researching and drafting work related to International Humanitarian Law and the European Convention on Human Rights.

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