BBL graduate undertakes PhD in Legal History at Yale University

 

Congratulations to Business and Law graduate Fisayo Akinlude who has been accepted to undertake a PhD at Yale University. 

Fisayo graduated with a BBL degree in 2017 and then pursued her interest in legal history by undertaking a Masters Degree in History in UCD.  In 2019 she was awarded an NUI Travelling Doctorate Scholarship.  With her doctorate studies in legal history she aims to analyse the legal frameworks that facilitated or hindered movement for Black travellers in the eighteenth and nineteenth-century British empire.  Her PhD proposal is provisionally entitled 'The post emancipation legal code'.  

The Sutherland School of Law congratulates Fisayo on her remarkable achievements to date and wishes her luck in the next stage of her academic career in the United States.