Portsmouth Law School


Professor Susan Millns

  • Qualifications: LLM (EUI), DEA (Paris I), DPhil (Kent)
  • Role Title: Visiting Professor
  • Address: Head of Department of Law (School of Law, Politics and Sociology) University of Sussex, Sussex House, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QE
  • Telephone: 01273 678532
  • Email: S.Millns@sussex.ac.uk
  • Department: Portsmouth Law School
  • Faculty: Faculty of Business and Law


Professor Millns current role is Professor of Law (Law, Politics and Sociology), and Co-Director of the Sussex European Institut, University of Sussex. She holds postgraduate degrees from the University of Kent (D.Phil.), the University of Paris l (Panthéon-Sorbonne) (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies; Droit Public Comparé des Etats Européens) and the European University Institute, Florence (LL.M. International, European and Comparative Law).  She taught previously at the University of Liverpool (1991-97) and the University of Kent (1997-2006) before taking up a Chair in Law at Sussex.  She has also held visiting fellowships at the European University Institute (Florence) from 2000-01 as a Jean Monnet Fellow and from 2002-04 as a Marie Curie Fellow in the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.  She presently holds visiting professorial appointments at the University of Lille 2 and the Université Paris Descartes.



Research specialties:

  • Comparative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • European Union Law
  • Feminist Legal Studies
  • Human Rights