Eloise Ellis is the Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching Quality for the Social Sciences Faculty. She has previously served as the Law School’s Director of Learning and Teaching. Eloise joined UEA in 2011, having previously lectured in Public Law at King’s College London and Queen Mary, University of London. She is the Course Director for the GDL and M100 Programmes and the Module Convenor for Constitutional and Administrative Law.
Eloise is a Visiting Professor at the University of Salzburg, the Université Catholique de Lille, the Institute of Law, Jersey and the University of London (International Programmes). She is also the co-convenor of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) Public Law section and a member of the Academic Panel of Francis Taylor Building Chambers.
After graduating from King’s College London with LLB (Hons) (First Class), and before commencing her academic career, Eloise worked as a political adviser and policy manager for organisations ranging from the Country Landowners’ Association to the London Chamber of Commerce and the British Retail Consortium. She then spent a couple of years at a Government Department, where her roles included working for a Minister. This practical experience has informed her research and teaching in the field of Public Law.
Eloise’s research interests include constitutional reform and the constitutional structure of Government with a particular focus on Parliamentary Select Committees. Her doctorate (awarded without corrections by King’s College, London) examined the role and impact of Select Committees in relation to political and constitutional reform.
Eloise also holds a Masters’ degree in Higher Education and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
In 2014, Eloise was awarded the Faculty’s prize for Excellence in Teaching. The judges were unanimous in selecting Eloise who was nominated by students for her passionate and engaging teaching across a range of modules.