Anna Grear: Founder

Me at IEB Anchor SquareProfessor of Law, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

Anna Grear is founder and Co-editor in Chief of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, as well as the founder of the GNHRE.

Anna is a legal theorist whose work focuses largely upon questions related to law’s construction of the human being and the human relationship with the world, broadly conceived. Her work calls on insights from a range of disciplines despite being firmly located within a combination of critical legal theory and jurisprudence. She has a particular interest in the themes of legal subjectivity and vulnerability, locating these themes in relation to contemporary globalisation and to a central concern with the implications of the materiality of the living order – including the theme of embodiment.  Anna is also Series Editor of the book series, Law, Justice and Ecology, for Glasshouse/Routledge as well as co-editor of the Critical Reflections on Human Rights and the Environment series (Edward Elgar Publishing). Anna was nominated for the prestigious IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Scholarship Prize 2012 and was Dahrendorf Visiting Fellow 2013 at the Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics. She is a member of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.


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