Jo Hynes

Human Geography

PhD Researcher in Human Geography (ESRC +3)
College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter

Start date: September 2018

Research topic: Geographies of Immigration Law: Space, Technology & Access to Justice

My research explores the legal geographies of immigration law. Using ethnographies of tribunal hearings and interviews with their key actors, I will examine the impact of space and technology on access to justice in immigration bail hearings across sites in the UK and the USA.

Research supervisors: Professor Nick Gill , Dr Helena Wray

Professional memberships/Positions held:

I am part of the ASYFAIR network, which explores the extent to which fair and consistent asylum appeal adjudication occurs across EU member states.