Dr Irini Katsirea is Reader in International Media Law at the University of Sheffield. She joined the Department of Journalism Studies in September 2015. Before her appointment at the University of Sheffield, Irini was Senior Lecturer in Law at Middlesex University, London. She has served as Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and is a member of the Athens Bar. She holds a First Examination in Law from the Free University of Berlin, an LLM in European and International Trade Law from the University of Leicester and a PhD from Magdalene College, Cambridge.
Irini’s research interests are in the areas of international, European and comparative media law as well as EU law. She has published extensively in these areas. Her recent research projects include ‘Press Regulation in an Era of Convergence’, funded by the British Academy/Leverhulme Trust, and ‘A comparison of editorial standards and complaints handling before and after IPSO‘, funded by IPSO.
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