Researchers at UCD


Tamara Lewis

School of Politics & International Relations

Tel: +353(0)1716 8615


Dr. Lewis is a post-doctoral researcher in the School of Politics and International Relations. Her current research activities involve an European Commission-funded projected known as FRAME (Fostering Human Rights Among European Union External and Internal Policies). That research is highlighted here.



Book Chapters

Tamara N. Lewis and Constance de la Vega (2012) 'Peer Review in the Mix: How the UPR Transforms Human Rights Discourse' In: William Schabas and M. Cherif Bassiouni (eds). New Challenges for the UN Human Rights Machinery: What Future for the UN Treaty Body System and the Human Rights Council Procedures?. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Intersentia. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Tamara N. Lewis (2009) 'Towards a More Viable Policing Model for Closed Religious Communities'. American Journal of Criminal Law, 35 (Spring 2008). Available Online [Details]

Published Reports

Tamara Lewis (with collaboration of Wolfgang Benedek, Anna Mueller-Funk) (2014) Report on coherence of human rights policymaking in EU Institutions and other EU agencies and bodies. European Commission, Brussels. Available Online [Details]
Axel Marx, Nicolas Hachez, Katrien Meuwissen, Pierre Schmitt, Kolja Raube (University of Leuven), Jakub Jaraczewski, Joanna Roszak (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan), Tamara Lewis (University College Dublin), Klaus Starl (ETC Graz), Maria Dolores Morondo Taramundi (University of Deusto), Anna-Kaisa Tuovinen (University of Helsinki) and Amy Weatherburn (University of Nottingham) (2014) Multilevel Protection of the rule of law and fundamental rights ¿ the role of local and regional authorities and of the Committee of the Regions. European Union Committee on Regions, Brussels. Available Online [Details]


Tamara N. Lewis (2013) The Universal Periodic Review of the United Nations Human Rights Council: Transforming the Human Rights Discourse. Dissertations/Theses [Details]


Research Interests

International Human Rights Law
Fundamental Rights in the European Union
International Criminal Law
Public International Law