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Professor Carl Stychin


Doctor of Laws, University of Reading, United Kingdom, 2009; Master of Laws, Columbia University, United States, 1992; Juris Doctor (with honours), University of Toronto, Canada, 1988; Bachelor of Arts (with distinction), University of Alberta, Canada, 1985

IALS - 5th Floor

Tel: +020 7862 5884

Research Interests

Professor Stychin is best known for his research on law, gender and sexuality, and he has published three monographs, edited four collections and published numerous articles in the field. In addition, he has longstanding interests in tort law and in law and popular culture. He edited a student 'text and materials' collection (four editions, the last three of which were co-edited with Professor Linda Mulcahy) on Legal Methods and Systems. He remains the editor of Social & Legal Studies: An International Journal, a position which he has held for many years. 

Additional Information

In 2014, Professor Stychin was made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in recognition of his contribution to the socio-legal study of gender and sexuality.  He is a former Chair of the Committee of Heads of UK Law Schools (CHULS). 

Other Information

  • Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences
  • Trustee, British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII)
  • Non-Executive Member, Board of Governance, Nelson College London
  • Non-Executive Director, NCUK (Northern Consortium) Ltd
  • Lay Member of the Governance Board, Patent Examination Board, Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • Independent Education Advisor, Costs Lawyer Standards Board
  • Lay Educational Visitor, General Optical Council
  • Accreditation & Recognition Panel Lay Member, General Pharmaceutical Council 
  • Lead Assessor, Office for Students