Academic Work

Clare McGlynn is a Professor of Law with particular expertise in the legal regulation of pornography, image-based sexual abuse (including ‘revenge porn’), violence against women and gender equality in the legal profession. Having practiced as a solicitor with City firm Herbert Smith Freehills and lectured at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, she moved to a Readership at Durham University in 1999 and was appointed to a Chair in Law in 2004. She has served as Deputy Head of the Law School and Deputy Head of the Faculty of Social Sciences & Health (Research) when she had specific responsibility for diversity & equality, research strategy and the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014). She was a member of the University’s Taskforce on Sexual Violence and is currently a member of the University’s governing body, University Council. Clare is also the Director of the University’s ESRC Impact Acceleration Account which provides funding and support for research impact across the social sciences.

For more information on Clare’s academic publications and research, see here:

Some of her presentations are here: