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Marisa McVey

Marisa McVey

LLB (Hons), LLM (Distinction), MRes (Distinction)

Education

Sept 2017 – Present

PhD Candidate, School of Management, University of St Andrews

2016 – 2017

MRes (Distinction) in Management, University of St Andrews

Dissertation: 'It's accrual world' – A study exploring human rights accounting, and considering the role of accounting firms in the field of business and human rights.

2014 – 2015

LLM (Distinction) in Business and Human Rights, Queen's University Belfast

Dissertation: A powerful Retort: Foreign direct liability as an essential mechanism of redress for victims of human rights violations by multinational extractive corporations.

2010 – 2014

LLB (Hons) Law with Politics

Research interests

My PhD explores the relationship between business and human rights, with special focus on the United Nations Guiding Principles' reporting and assurance practices.

Supervisors

Professor John Ferguson

Teaching

2019

MN2002 Management and Analysis

2018

MN1002 Organisations and Analysis: Integrative Case Study

MN4227 Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountability and Reporting

2017

MN1001 Organisations and Society

Conferences

Bağlayan B., McVey M., Wodajo K., and Landau L (2018) Good Business: The Economic Case for Protecting Human Rights. Report Presented at UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, Geneva, 27 November.

McVey M (2018) Human rights and accounting: A Viable Relationship? Paper presented at AHRI Conference, Edinburgh University, 8 September.

McVey M (2018) Human Rights and Accounting: A Viable Partnership? Paper presented at 3rd Young Business and Human Rights Researchers Summit, New York University, 20 April.

McVey, M. (2017) Tort law, human rights, and business: Foreign direct liability as a means of redress for victims of human rights abuses by businesses. Paper presented at Queen's University Belfast Human Rights Centre 3rd Annual Post-Graduate Conference, June 2017, Belfast.

Publications

Bağlayan B., Landau I., McVey M., and Wodajo K (2018) Good Business: The Economic Case for Protecting Human Rights.

Ferguson J., Methven O'Brien C., McVey M., and Morris D (2018) "Securing Sustainable and Accountable Business in Europe: the role of National Action Plans (NAPs), Workshop Report", Edinburgh, 5 June 2018.

McVey, M. (2015) Working Paper No.1: A powerful Retort: Foreign direct liability as an essential mechanism of redress for victims of human rights violations by multinational extractive corporations.Human Rights Centre, Queen's University, Belfast.

Scholarships and grants

1+3 Collaborative Programme funded through an ESRC studentship awarded by the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS), alongside the welcome support of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS).

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