Paul Maharg

Paul Maharg

Professor

Nottingham Law School

Staff Group(s)
Nottingham Law School staff

Role

Professor

Career overview

Paul Maharg (MA (Hons) Class 1, PhD, PGCE, Dip Ed, LLB) is part-time Professor of Law in the Law School. He is also full-time Professor of Law in the College of Law, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, and is currently setting up a legal education centre in the College. Prior to this he was a Professor of Legal Education at Northumbria University School of Law. Previous to that he was Professor of Law in the Glasgow Graduate School (GGSL), University of Strathclyde. There, he was Co-Director of Legal Practice Courses, and Director of the innovative Learning Technologies Development Unit at the GGSL, as well as Director of the two-year, JISC/UKCLE-funded project, SIMPLE, SIMulated Professional Learning Environment, and consultant to the JISC / HEA Simshare project.

Research areas

Paul is the author of Transforming Legal Education: Learning and Teaching the Law in the Early Twenty-first Century (2007, Ashgate Publishing, 354pp, co-editor of and contributor to Digital Games and Learning (2011, Continuum Publishers), co-editor of and contributor to Affect and Legal Education. The Impact of Emotion on Learning and Teaching the Law (2011, Ashgate Publishing), and co-editor of and contributor to The Arts and the Legal Academy: Beyond Text in Legal Education (2012, Ashgate Publishing). He is co-editor of two book series (Digital Games and Learning, Routledge Publishing, and Emerging Legal Education, Ashgate Publishing) and has published widely in the fields of legal education and professional learning design. He was a member of the Legal Education & Training Review group LETR.

His specialisms include interdisciplinary educational design, and the use of technology-enhanced learning at all levels of legal education. He was appointed a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2007), a National Teaching Fellow (2011), and a Fellow of the RSA.

You can find a more detailed CV, publication list and much else at Paul's blog.