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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 experience

2017

MN1001 Organisations and Society

Conferences

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

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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